The project deals with economic inequality and the life of people in a disadvantaged area in Philadelphia, USA.
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Currency / a pocket can sometimes be : a kind of prison, / I have never lived in / a cash economy where the bill / fold unfolds to find someone / creased in the middle, / but perhaps credit moves…
CAIS is a Charity, an IPSS (Private Institution for Social Solidarity), founded in 1994 to promote and support the empowerment and autonomy of people in a situation of homelessness and extreme poverty. A member of several international organizations, CAIS also has an important role in the promotion of debate and reflexion on issues related to […]
Ever since the real estate bubble burst in 2008, Spain has been on a downward spiral sparking a financial crisis that has spread throughout the country.
In the heart of Milan, between skyscrapers and mansions lives in a group of exiles from Dakar.
There are people who are struggling for survival. They find useable stuff in the garbage and trashes and sell them to earn money.
Chinese cities are exploding; everybody wants to enjoy new technologies and live on last development urban area. Old parts of cities don’t have anymore any value for Chinese development enthusiasms.
Coming from different backgrounds and at different times, residents have adjusted to their new environment and have learnt to coexist with the dead.
People who live in the coastal areas of Bangladesh are always at risk of river erosion, cyclones, floods and other natural disasters… “Here we are dying for landslide but in our village we were dying for poverty or natural disaster.”
Spain is one of the countries hardest hit by the European economic crisis. Thanks to a highly unstable financial and real estate market, an estimated 1.2 million new empty houses litter the landscape, affecting a large majority of the population.
Ever since I was a child, I have heard that eskimos have dozens of different words to describe subtle nuances of white. When I arrived in Jharia, I couldn’t help wondering the same thing about the inhabitants of the largest mining area in India.
The pictures of this issue show economic inequalities as they are today in a way which breaks the stupor of indifference generated by watching antiseptic clean TV programmes of the main news channels.
Writer(s): Raymond Saner