New Internationalist

Poverty

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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

To England, with sympathy and concern

In the wake of the riots, Indian writer and activist Mari Marcel Thekaekara on both the stark differences and worrying similarities to the situation on the subcontinent.

Filed in: Activism England India Poverty

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

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