New Internationalist

Poverty

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Social deprivation in riot hotspots – The Facts

A graphic illustration of child poverty and joblessness in British riot hotspots.

Filed in: Poverty United Kingdom

Not the last time London will burn

Some put the London riots down to inequality, others criminality. But Charlie Harvey argues they’re also a result of a broken, consumerist society.

Filed in: England Poverty

How poor is too poor?

Filed in: Poverty

Why did Chávez lose?

John Pilger, whose film War on Democracy is now out on DVD, comments.

Filed in: Democracy Poverty Venezuela

Gabon

Gabon is a good example of why judging how well a country is doing by per-capita income is just useless. It is oil-rich and yet half the population lives below the poverty line. World Bank/IMF strictures are doing their part to help keep it that way.

Filed in: Gabon IMF Oil Poverty World Bank

A tsunami of demolitions

Africa’s squatters are up against ruthless state power. Andrew Meldrum reports on Harare and beyond.

Filed in: Cities Housing Poverty Zimbabwe

Snapshots from shantytown

A photo essay of squatter life.

Filed in: Cities Housing Photography Poverty Thailand

Architects of our futures

Robert Neuwirth tells what he learned from his two years of living with squatters on three continents.

Filed in: Cities Housing India Poverty

Words on the street from a globetrotters' phrasebook

Global squattertalk.

Filed in: Cities Housing Language Poverty

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Squatter citizens

Profiles from the frontlines: the politics of survival in some of the world’s grittiest slums.

Filed in: Activism Cities Egypt Housing India Nigeria Philippines Poverty Sri Lanka Venezuela

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At the top of the hill

A poet’s view of from Rio’s favelas by Gabriela Tôrres Barbosa.

Filed in: Brazil Cities Housing Poetry Poverty

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