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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

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PRIVATE 48, p. 12-13 (12-15)

Bertrand Meunier | Hong Kong’s “cage homes”

One of the bleak, shocking realities of life in Hong Kong, is the humiliating situation of men living in cages. Hong Kong’s “cage homes” are dormitories where you’ll find rows


PRIVATE 48, p. 16-17 (16-19)

Franky Verdickt | Chinese Migrant Workers

China is in constant demand for workers to build new cities that will accommodate the emerging middle class. A flux of migrant workers from western China seeks prosperity in the


PRIVATE 48, p. 20-21 (20-23)

Jonathan Taggart | Split Like a Crutch

Jonathan Taggart, Split Like a Crutch, from PRIVATE 48 – Economic inequalities, pp. 20-23 he reserves of the In-SHUCK-ch Nation are scattered along both sides of British Columbia’s Lillooet River between the towns of


PRIVATE 48, p. 24-25 (24-27)

Robert Knoth | Back to square one

In the summer of 2001, only months before 9/11, photographer Robert Knoth and writer Antoinette de Jong travelled on horseback into the remote areas of Northern Afghanistan where the population


PRIVATE 48, p. 32-33 (32-35)

Piergiorgio Casotti | Arctic Spleen

East Greenland has the highest suicide rate among young people. The increase in suicides could be explained the destruction of their traditional ways of life.


PRIVATE 48, p. 36-37 (36-39)

Roberto Boccaccino | Ritdiena

Ritdiena is a latvian word that means tomorrow. Latvia is suffering the gloomiest economic crisis in Europe. Its foreign debt is increasing and people face unemployment and salary cuts. Ritdiena


PRIVATE 48, p. 40-41 (40-43)

Rian Dundon | Life in Limerick

Since 2001, a major feud between rival organized crime families has led to serious gang related violence. Actual war zones exist in Limerick, in some of the country’s most infamous


PRIVATE 48, p. 44-45 (44-47)

William Daniels | Faded Tulips

William Daniels, Faded Tulips. In 2005 the Tulip Revolution in Kyrgyzstan brought hope for democracy. Motivated by social injustice, the Kyrgyz people overthrew President Askar Akayev’s authoritarian and corrupted regime


PRIVATE 48, p. 48-49 (48-51)

Nanni Fontana | Violence in Honduras

In Honduras crime is endemic. Violent crime is rampant; the per capita murder rate the second in the world rankings. (Nanni Fontana)


PRIVATE 48, p. 56-57 (56-59)

Rodrigo Cruz | The Promised Land

Every year thousands of Central Americans from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras illegally enter Mexico via the southern border with the goal of reaching the United States and a better


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