New Internationalist

Poverty

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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

Country Profile: Guatemala

The country’s unequal wealth distribution and rapid population growth have made it one of the poorest in Latin America, writes Anna-Claire Bevan.

Filed in: Democracy Guatemala Human Rights Poverty

Bangladesh: the great climate exodus

Families are slowly melting away from the Bay of Bengal coastline as habitats degrade. Hazel Healy speaks to new arrivals on the edge of destitution in Dhaka.

Filed in: Bangladesh Cities Climate Change Land Poverty

Africa’s hidden hunger

Chronic malnutrition fails to capture headlines, but is no less devastating for that, says Stefan Simanowitz.

Filed in: Hunger Poverty

Could you live on $2 a day?

Two young men returned to India to try. But for many millions, this is reality, not a short-term challenge, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Poverty

Hallelujah for Occupy London!

The appearance of Reverend Billy and his megaphone breathed some holy fire into the London campers, says Jamie Kelsey-Fry.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Ethical Consumerism Finance Human Rights Poverty Wealth

Niall Ferguson, defender of the one per cent

By championing Wall Street, Niall Ferguson once again gets it wrong at exactly the right moment, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Activism Democracy North America Poverty Wealth

Mixing up India's education

A scheme that allows poor children access to private schooling is proving controversial in India’s hugely class-divided society, says Debika Ray.

Filed in: Class Education India Poverty

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