Inequality & poverty

Dharavi - the largest slum in Mumbai

Posted on April 8, 2019 by Toothpicker

The foot bridge to Dharavi 
Inequality is increasingly becoming a global issue, but it is more apparent in rich cities like Mumbai - the world's 12th richest city. According to the statistics from 2016, about 55% of the city's population lives in slums, or areas of extreme poverty that lack the basics such [...]

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Summer walks: The new battle of Hastings

Posted on June 30, 2013 by Toothpicker

The historical town of Hastings and its rather quiet seaside fairground
I visited Hastings about 10 years ago to see the the historical site of the 1066 Battle of Hastings. This time, I joined a walking group and visited the town for the first time. Like many other British seaside towns, the glory [...]

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