New Internationalist

Poverty

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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

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

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