New Internationalist

Poverty

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It isn’t green energy causing killer bills

Ruth London from Fuel Poverty Action says it is misleading to present renewables as an extra cost for hard-up customers.

Filed in: Energy Nuclear Power Politics Poverty Power United Kingdom

The Philippines' development should be towards equality

Jessica Cantos on the expiration of the Millennium Development Goals and the need to put people before profit.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Philippines Politics Poverty UN

The grass is not greener in South Africa

The wealth gap between rich and poor, white and black, is growing in this so-called model African country. Mgcini Nyoni reports.

Filed in: Equality Poverty Race South Africa

Country Profile - Grenada

Zoe Leigh Smith reports on the tiny Caribbean island’s strangling debt burden.

Filed in: Grenada Poverty

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

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