In Brazil Landless People Outline Growing Economy

Curitiba, Brasil. photo: Wikimedia Commons

The rise and rise of the landless movement in Brazil by Hannah Smith for The Bureau of Investigative Journalism At first sight it looks like a festival. The makeshift tents hung with colourful hammocks, the rousing Brazilian beats […]

The Revolution from North Africa to the Middle East

2033182_300

by Yuri Kozyrev for NOOR Updated version with work from Libya added at the end. Call it the Jasmine Revolution, the Arab Spring or the Facebook Revolution, there’s a powerful Sirocco blowing across North Africa and the Middle […]

Illustrating the Income Gap of 1% to 99%

chart

America’s Growing Income Gap, by the Numbers by Braden Goyette The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office recently released a much-discussed study showing that over the past three decades the income of the highest-paid Americans has soared while the income of others has […]