New Internationalist

Poverty

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Does our money-obsessed world really make us happy?

Life under capitalism is a long way from the image we are sold, says Amit Singh. We need another way.

Filed in: Politics Poverty Society Wealth

Kenyan railroad to sweep aside slums

Nairobi’s poor will lose their homes and livelihoods, writes Maina Waruru.

Filed in: Cities Kenya Poverty

Unfulfilled promises and unrelenting poverty

Iris Gonzales looks back on a difficult year for the Philippines.

Filed in: Philippines Politics Poverty

Power in private hands

Why are we pushing other countries to follow Britain’s example when so many are dying from fuel poverty?

Filed in: Corporations Energy England Politics Poverty

The unwelcome return of development pornography

John Hilary on a degrading spectacle that keeps coming back.

Filed in: Children Development NGOs Poverty

Is surrogacy a legitimate way out of poverty?

Doctors Nayna Patel and Mohan Rao go head to head.

Filed in: Children India Poverty Women

Food poverty is a British problem

Clare Wiley decries the stigma associated with foodbanks in Britain and points to their positive social impacts.

Filed in: Food Poverty United Kingdom

‘We are like a wheel: sometimes we are up; sometimes we are down’

Manila’s poorest live in both hope and squalor, finds Paul Roy

Filed in: Philippines Poverty

The truth behind Cambodia’s inequalities

David Nathan looks at a country where gold BMWs are parked next to families living in cardboard houses.

Filed in: Cambodia Economics Equality Poverty

Poverty isn’t easy to kill

A quarter of Filipinos remain poor. Iris Gonzales visits a programme providing food and hope.

Filed in: Philippines Poverty

The Western way isn’t always the best way

Development – when forced onto poor countries – is a dangerous concept, argues Amit Singh.

Filed in: Development (Aid) NGOs Poverty Wealth

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