Ο φωτογράφος Nick Hedges επισκεπτόταν κοινότητες που ζούσαν σε ακραία φτώχεια τη δεκαετία του ‘60. Λέει ότι ενώ η στέγαση έχει αλλάξει, η κατάσταση παραμένει ίδια.
Τα φτωχικά παιδικά μου χρόνια μπορεί να κατέστρεψαν την πιστοληπτική μου ικανότητα, αλλά μου έδωσαν τη δύναμη να επιβιώσω.
Η Jobi Bieber έχει περάσει τα τελευταία 20 χρόνια φωτογραφίζοντας μερικές από τις πιο σκοτεινές γωνιές της χώρας.
Η κοινότητα του Smokey Mountain βρίσκεται στο Τόντο και οι άνθρωποι ζουν από την παραγωγή κάρβουνου. Οι μισοί που δουλεύουν εκεί, είναι κάτω των 17 ετών.
He's been everywhere from the dirt-poor towns of Virginia to the dirt-poor favelas of Rio de Janeiro, along the way amassing an amazing portfolio of startling images. We talked to him about where he comes from.
Jimmy McMillan is the guy with the mustache and the catchphrase, the meme of a candidate who everyone laughs at. Only this time around, no one is paying attention, even though the rent is as high as ever.
Housing is becoming so scarce in London that the government is offering people cash incentives to relocate to smaller homes in the suburbs, and illegal immigrants are crammed into crappy flats rented from dodgy landlords.
In a recent TED talk, delivered in Long Beach, California, U2 frontman Bono made a pretty noteworthy announcement: global poverty is on the verge of being eradicated. Check out the video and learn how we can take a stand and end poverty for good.
The sequester is a set of automatic budget cuts that reduces funding for all discretionary programs at an equal rate. The cuts aren’t meant to eliminate any programs but simply reduce funding across the board. Get ready for some potentially disastrous...
Imagine your dad was locked up for most of your life. You’d grow up poor, probably full of anger, likely in a louse-filled neighborhood with unseemly influences, and you’d have a greater chance of becoming a whore or a thief or a drug dealer and...
"I have my fallback plan of being a mime-slash-prostitute."
"These are photographs that I've taken of two men who are close friends. They live in the same village. One has never had a woman in his life and has always lived in complete dirt. "