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The digital divide’s great leap forward

We need to harness the innovation from today’s technology revolution to better serve people’s needs, writes Chris Spannos.

Filed in: Poverty Technology

Philippines at risk of ‘full-blown’ HIV epidemic

So why has the government cut funding for contraception? asks Iris Gonzales

Filed in: Aids Philippines Poverty

Poverty swept under the red carpet in the Philippines

The APEC Summit hosts cleared the streets for their guests, but the poor can’t be made to disappear, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines Politics Poverty

A Nobel for economic measurement

There are limits to what measuring poverty can do, argues Maggie Black.

Filed in: Poverty

The UN sustainable development goals miss the point

It’s all about power, argues Nick Dearden.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Poverty UN

Migration and the European push-factor

For decades we have exported a Western consumerist dream to the Global South; little wonder migrants now want to share our good fortune, writes Jeremy Seabrook.

Filed in: Europe Globalization Migration Poverty Wealth

Requiem for the refugee

An encounter with an elderly Tamil man far from home in Malaysia puts Mari Marcel Thekaekara in a pensive mood.

Filed in: India Malaysia Migration Poverty Work

21st-century coffin ships

As we consider the plight of today’s asylum-seekers, the fate of Irish refugees two centuries ago is instructive, writes Jeremy Seabrook.

Filed in: Europe Ireland Poverty Refugees

Party of the poor wins Delhi Assembly elections

Mari Marcel Thekaekara’s faith in Indian voters is restored by the surprising landslide victory.

Filed in: India Politics Poverty

Poverty, pregnancy and the Pope

Telling poor Filipinos to stop breeding like rabbits is both insulting and naïve, argues Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines Poverty Religion

Rein in the tax dodgers!

Christine Allen explains the thinking behind a new NGO-led initiative launched 100 days before the UK general election.

Filed in: Activism England Finance Poverty

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