New Internationalist

Poverty

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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

  • January 1, 2006
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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

Welcome to Squatter Town

By 2030 there will be over two billion squatters worldwide. Richard Swift reports on their attempt to carve out their own piece of urban space.

Filed in: Cities Housing Poverty

The poverty of America

The disaster in New Orleans shows the US poor to be a world apart, believes Jeremy Seabrook.

Filed in: Disasters Poverty United States

Charity or justice

Part of the solution or part of the problem? Mark Curtis takes issue with bingo politics.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Poverty

Jessa:'All that has happened, has happened already'

It’s a common sight in Manila to see single male foreigners with young girls on their arms.

Filed in: India Poverty Prostitution

Rukshana: 'It's easy to fall in love, but very difficult to endure it'

Why boys are a pain for a Mumbai girl on the move. Interview in India by Dionne Bunsha.

Filed in: Children India Poverty

Nicole:‘I’m out here for a reason; I’m not regretting it any more’

From panhandling to picking up on a lost education in Toronto, Canada. Interview by Noreen Shanahan.

Filed in: Canada Poverty Women

Dolgion: 'Life is given only once'

People call us transheiny [sewage] kids and shun us. I’ve been living like this for the last four years. Before we lived in Yarmag District [an Ulaanbaatar suburb] in a gher [traditional felt-covered round tent of nomads]. My mother

Filed in: Children Cities Mongolia Poverty Society

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