New Internationalist

Poverty

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A counterfeit life in a Philippines slum

Informal dwellers are struggling to survive in Metro Manila, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Cities Housing Philippines Poverty

Britain has gone to war – and the poor are in the firing line

The benefit cap is another example of how we are letting the feral rich destroy society says Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Equality Politics Poverty United Kingdom

Foodbanks being used to plug state gap

Stephen Bailey visits an emergency food project which is providing a lifeline to those hit by austerity.

Filed in: Food Human Rights Poverty United Kingdom

It isn’t green energy causing killer bills

Ruth London from Fuel Poverty Action says it is misleading to present renewables as an extra cost for hard-up customers.

Filed in: Energy Nuclear Power Politics Poverty Power United Kingdom

The Philippines' development should be towards equality

Jessica Cantos on the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals and the need to put people before profit.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Philippines Politics Poverty UN

The grass is not greener in South Africa

The wealth gap between rich and poor, white and black, is growing in this so-called model African country. Mgcini Nyoni reports.

Filed in: Equality Poverty Race South Africa

Country Profile - Grenada

Zoe Leigh Smith reports on the tiny Caribbean island’s strangling debt burden.

Filed in: Grenada Poverty

India’s modernity onslaught

Mari Marcel Thekaekara laments the remorseless rejection of traditional ways as India rushes towards its brave new future.

Filed in: Agriculture India Poverty

Casualties of inequality

Luisa Miller from The Spirit Level documentary talks to offender-turned-support-worker Leonie Fox about the effect of poverty on young people.

Filed in: Equality Human Rights Poverty United Kingdom

Goodbye welfare, hello workfare

Warren Clark is unimpressed by governments forcing citizens to ‘donate’ their labour to big business.

Filed in: Poverty Work

Hunger and the 0.7% aid debate

Poor people need aid but it needs to be targeted and the structures that perpetuate global inequality must also be tackled, says Natasha Adams.

Filed in: Africa Development (Aid) Food Hunger NGOs Poverty United Kingdom

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