Tag: poverty
  • Retaking Rio
  • The state, long absent from Rio's violence-plagued favelas, is planning to reimpose order through an ambitious "pacification" campaign.

  • On the Books
  • Can tapping into the informal economy improve the lives of the urban poor? That's the idea behind microenterprise schemes.

  • Meet the Wealth Gap
  • In Manhattan, the close proximity between the super-rich and the very poor highlights the gross inequality that characterizes the entire US economy.