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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…

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Pedro Nunes, CAIS

Pedro Nunes | Cais

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 […]

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VALENCIA, SPAIN- March 2013. Nou Mestalla Stadium is the planned new stadium of Valencia CF. Work began on the stadium in August 2007, but was halted two years later in February 2009 due to lack of funding. It remains untouched and needs another 150 million euros to complete.  In the years leading up to the 2008 financial crisis, Spain experienced a construction boom, eventually collapsing leaving millions of homes and other buildings such as this vacant.

Joupin Ghamsari | The Spanish Crisis

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.

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Separator wall of toilette

NML Collective | The Greenhouse – Touba’s Exiles

In the heart of Milan, between skyscrapers and mansions lives in a group of exiles from Dakar.

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Tabriz,Iran-2008  men who are searching for usable stuff in the trashes

Aydin Kanani | Two days in landfill

There are people who are struggling for survival. They find useable stuff in the garbage and trashes and sell them to earn money.

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Suzhou, City, Center, Nanxim Lu. Outside view of old mansion.

Melanie Dornier | Chinese Dream

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.

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CAMBODIA - September 2011. Gravestones stick out of the water during the 2011 monsoon in Doeum Sleng village.

Erika Pineros | Amongst the dead

Coming from different backgrounds and at different times, residents have adjusted to their new environment and have learnt to coexist with the dead.

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Motijhorna in Chittagong is a hilly place. Poor people from out of Chittagong live here for low accomadation cost as they come here for searching job.

Sanjoy Shubro | Landslide refugees in the city

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.”

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The statue of the parents of Francisco el Pocero, constructor of the Residencial Francisco Hernando in Sesena, Spain. El Pocero planned to build the biggest housing development  in Spain's with 13,508 homes. However, only 5,096 houses have building permit, and only 750 people have been registered so far in Sesena. 28/05/2011

Markel Redondo | Spanorama

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.

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06/02/2012. A "illegal coal miner" returns home after a hard day's work in an apocalyptic territory on the outskirts of the town of Jharia.

Thomas Vanden Driessche | Kalaheera – Black Diamond

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.

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PRIVATE 48 | Economic inequalities

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.

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