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Stop the foreclosures: Main Street takes on Wall Street

Samir Jeraj talks to a Californian mayor who is helping her constituents stay in their homes.

Filed in: Cities Economics Housing United States

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

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's town centres: let battle commence!

Planners turning a deaf ear to local traders ignore the community at their peril says Horatio Morpurgo.

Filed in: Cities England Trade

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

Rich London, poor London – a tale of two cities

What would Charles Dickens, born 200 years ago this week, make of Britain’s inequality in the 21st century? wonders David Hewitt.

Filed in: Children Cities

Gardening in the margins

Derelict inner-city sites are being transformed by green-fingered volunteers, writes Anna Weston.

Filed in: Cities

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

The lease on life

Richard Swift meets the determined squatters of Bangkok who don’t know the meaning of the word eviction.

Filed in: Aids Catholicism Cities Housing

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