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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

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

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