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Poor people need aid but it needs to be targeted and the structures that perpetuate global inequality must also be tackled,...

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But how exactly will the Asian Development Bank meeting help the poor? asks Iris Gonzales.

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The country's unequal wealth distribution and rapid population growth have made it one of the poorest in Latin America, writes...

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Families are slowly melting away from the Bay of Bengal coastline as habitats degrade. Hazel Healy speaks to...

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Chronic malnutrition fails to capture headlines, but is no less devastating for that, says Stefan Simanowitz...

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Two young men returned to India to try. But for many millions, this is reality, not a short-term challenge, says Mari...

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

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Vote now to register your anger at the bank’s aggressive expansion into food speculation.

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The appearance of Reverend Billy and his megaphone breathed some holy fire into the London campers, says Jamie Kelsey-...

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By championing Wall Street, Niall Ferguson once again gets it wrong at exactly the right moment, says Mark Engler.

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A scheme that allows poor children access to private schooling is proving controversial in India’s hugely class-divided...

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A new blogging campaign wants to promote girls’ potential. Iris Gonzales, who has seen first hand how poverty...

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An idea born in a landfill site has for two decades helped youngsters see the world through a different lens. Anna...

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In the wake of the riots, Indian writer and activist Mari Marcel Thekaekara on both the stark differences and...

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A graphic illustration of child poverty and joblessness in British riot hotspots.

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