New Internationalist

Poverty

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Housing - The Facts

Prices through the roof, a gaping deficit, homelessness, one billion in slums and an urban takeover.

Filed in: Cities Housing Migration Poverty Society

Guatemalan living in darkness to bring light to others

Juan Rodriguez wants to raise $50,000 to bring affordable light to the poor. Anna Bevan explains.

Filed in: Energy Guatemala Poverty

From cradle to grave – supporting Haiti’s poor

Sokari Ekine meets a community worker helping poor women help themselves.

Filed in: Haiti Health Poverty Women

Hugo Chávez was a leader apart

David Ransom celebrates the life of a president with a fondness for Liberation heroes, who used oil wealth to boost ordinary Venezuelans’ quality of life.

Filed in: Latin America Politics Poverty Venezuela

PODCAST: Chris Brazier on 40 years of New Internationalist

The magazine’s longest serving co-editor discusses world progress and whether the concepts of development and economic growth are out of date.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Media Poverty

Indoor pollution is deadly for the poor

On a trip to Nepal, Stephen Bailey discovers a toxic link between poverty, childhood illness and climate change.

Filed in: Health Nepal Poverty

PODCAST: Vanessa Baird and Owen Jones on the feral rich

The super rich are gaining from the economic crisis while the poor get the blame – what can be done to stop them?

Filed in: Class Equality Finance Globalization Politics Poverty Society Wealth

Dying for a home in Bangalore

Mari Marcel Thekaekara on the plight of a community made homeless by a slum clearance: the latest casualties in the battle for property.

Filed in: Housing Human Rights India Poverty

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

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