Poverty Spotlight, Economics & Theology

Poverty Spotlight, Economics & Theology

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 7, Episode 211

  • Sep 4, 2018 4:00 pm
  • 1:33:28 mins

Poverty Stoplight (12:37) Jeff Sheets is currently the Director of the Laycock Center for Creativity and Collaboration here at Brigham Young University. He excels in creating powerful brand touch points through memorable and impactful brand to consumer communication.  With more than 3 billion people, half of the world’s population living in poverty and over 1/3 of them living on less than $1.25 a day, poverty is one of the world’s top social-economical concerns.  The United States is attributed with 47 million people living on or below the poverty line. Though there is no silver bullet to ending poverty, Brigham Young University students along with prominent non-governmental organization, Fundacion Paraguaya, might have found a catalyst for change. Commonwealth and Covenant: Economics, Politics, and Theologies of Relationality (1:01:13) Marcia Pally, Ph.D., is a Professor at New York University in Multilingual Multicultural Studies and at Fordham University, and is a regular guest professor at Humboldt University’s Theology Faculty. Her research interests are culture, religion, and politics as well as culture and language.  Author of Commonwealth and Covenant: Economics, Politics, and Theologies of Relationality. Professor Pally explains how being less selfish would improve politics and public policy.

Episode Segments

Poverty Stoplight

Sep 4, 2018
48 m

Jeff Sheets is currently the Director of the Laycock Center for Creativity and Collaboration here at Brigham Young University. He excels in creating powerful brand touch points through memorable and impactful brand to consumer communication.  With more than 3 billion people, half of the world’s population living in poverty and over 1/3 of them living on less than $1.25 a day, poverty is one of the world’s top social-economical concerns.  The United States is attributed with 47 million people living on or below the poverty line. Though there is no silver bullet to ending poverty, Brigham Young University students along with prominent non-governmental organization, Fundacion Paraguaya, might have found a catalyst for change.

Jeff Sheets is currently the Director of the Laycock Center for Creativity and Collaboration here at Brigham Young University. He excels in creating powerful brand touch points through memorable and impactful brand to consumer communication.  With more than 3 billion people, half of the world’s population living in poverty and over 1/3 of them living on less than $1.25 a day, poverty is one of the world’s top social-economical concerns.  The United States is attributed with 47 million people living on or below the poverty line. Though there is no silver bullet to ending poverty, Brigham Young University students along with prominent non-governmental organization, Fundacion Paraguaya, might have found a catalyst for change.