Some residents, who could not afford to evacuate, find themselves struggling with two disasters—a devastating hurricane and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Official statistics from England and Wales show the extent to which poverty is behind record drug deaths.
The people of Sycan Forest Estates in the mountains of Oregon grow their own food, handwash their clothes, and rely on each other for help.
Homeless people living in RVs, shacks, tents, and cars have coalesced on about 55 acres of undeveloped property in North San Jose owned by the iPhone-maker.
Activists say it will further punish homeless people in a deeply unequal city where more than 41,000 residents are unhoused.
Women in Niger Delta say gas flaring is destroying their land and livelihoods while international gas companies like Eni and Shell make millions of dollars.
Hyperinflation has hit so hard that even the street drug trade is collapsing.
Earth’s top 10 billionaires watched as their collective wealth increased by $540 billion between March 18 and the end of December.
Mathematically speaking, blaming individuals with limited resources caught in vast social systems for their misfortune doesn't make sense.