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Bangalored: death of a dream

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on how Bangalore mutated from charming town to the city that never sleeps.

Filed in: Cities Cities India

The freedom of the city

Trust between communities is being rebuilt, writes Ruby Diamonde.

Filed in: Central African Republic Cities Conflict Society

The right to live and work in a ‘world-class’ city

Some residents and workers are more welcome than others, as Saranel Benjamin explains.

Filed in: Cities Human Rights Kenya Work

Letter from Bangui: Penthouse and pavement

The city is getting a facelift - but not everyone will benefit, writes Ruby Diamonde.

Filed in: Central African Republic Cities

Flooded out, then priced out: Katrina’s legacy 10 years on

The rebuilding of New Orleans has made the city unaffordable for locals, writes Sarah Shearman.

Filed in: Cities Housing

Kenyan railroad to sweep aside slums

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

Filed in: Cities Kenya Poverty

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

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