IAN MARTIN: Invisible People

IAN MARTIN: Invisible People

When I first heard the term white poverty" in South Africa, I thought it was an oxymoron. The only whites I had seen were affluent; they had nice cars, homes, and a lifestyle enhanced by labor made cheap by their country's huge black poverty. In contrast, shanty towns ringed every city I visited. I didn't see any white people living there.
Elisa Ferrari: The Sami Way

Elisa Ferrari: The Sami Way

Although the Sami aren’t confronted with many of the so­cio-economic concerns that commonly challenge indigenous peoples throughout the world, such as grave health problems and severe poverty or hunger, I was surprised to learn that Sweden has been heavily criticized by the United Nations and other groups for its ....