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pauper

(formerly) a destitute person supported by public charity
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Whoever comes in power, cannot but be devotees of the neo-liberal, capitalist and globalized mindset which is increasingly pauperizing larger number of people across the world.
Using the metaphor of the bleeding woman in the Gospels of Mathew, who had been abruptly healed by her mere faith in Christ, the patriarch alluded to the financial bleeding of a rather sinful state riddled with corruption, bribery, theft of the public treasury, tyrannizing over the citizens and pauperizing them, as he said.
But while those days are supposedly ended, neo-colonial re-arrangements that we now call imperialist globalization, whether in their economic or political faces, perpetuate the injustices that obtain from the relationship, enriching the favoured party and pauperizing the other.