AUSTERITY

missing people

Inside Britain's Escalating Missing Persons Problem

With austerity widening society's cracks, the number of people reported missing in London alone has increased 77 percent since 2010.
Francisco Garcia
3.7.19
Donald Trump

Trump's tax plan doesn't make sense

Matt Phillips
10.23.17
Germany

The far right isn’t the real story of the German elections

Merkel is by far the longest-serving political leader of a major democratic state, having already survived two U.S. presidents, three French presidents, three British prime ministers, four Greek premiers, and five Italian ones.
Cas Mudde
9.22.17
Puerto Rico

These anonymous street artists want an independent Puerto Rico

Street murals in Puerto Rico are channeling frustrations many share about the island’s century-long status as a U.S. territory. The work of La Puerta, an anonymous collective, has been very visible in San Juan but now, their protest art might come at a...
Milena Mikael-Debass
6.14.17
Greece

Greece on alert after anarchist group sends parcel bombs to European leaders

Yiannis Baboulias
4.20.17
Greece

Greek farmers face off with Athens riot police over tax reforms

Milena Mikael-Debass
3.8.17
Levi's® Music Project presents Estates of Mind

Nowhere to Go: The Crisis in Local Youth Club Funding and Access to Music

Recently, Britain’s youth centres had £260m cut from their budgets, making it even harder for kids to break into the music industry.
Sam Diss
10.19.16
Greece

For Greek Olympians, Austerity Has Been Costly

Just 12 years after the Athens Games, Greek Olympians have had to find alternate ways to fund their training for—and even their travel to—Rio.
David Cox
8.15.16
Sex

Women in London Are Having More Abortions Than Anywhere Else in England

We asked an expert whether any of the clichés surrounding abortion rates are true.
Hannah Ewens
5.20.16
Health

Women in London Are Having More Abortions Than Anywhere Else in England

We asked an expert whether any of the clichés surrounding abortion rates are true.
Hannah Ewens
5.20.16
Stuff

I Pushed 'All You Can Eat' Restaurants to Their Absolute Limits

In a time of great austerity, how can I exploit the free food to keep me alive?
Oobah Butler
5.19.16
News

​Detroit’s Massive School Protests Are the Latest Signs of a National Education Crisis

The teacher protests in Detroit are just the latest in a year of educational tumult across the US as money from state and federal governments dries up.
Peter Moskowitz
5.9.16
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