With the theme, Rethinking Poverty, the 2010 issue of the Report on the World Social Situation seeks to contribute to rethinking poverty and its eradication. It affirms the urgent need for a strategic shift away from the market fundamentalist thinking, policies and practices of recent decades towards more sustainable development and equity-oriented policies appropriate to national conditions and circumstances. Read more and download the report (full report, pdf) or by chapters from the website.                                  UN Pulse Permanent Link: World Social Situation 2010