Mean streets: taxi driver Mohammed Khan works a 12 hour day, six days a week in New York City just to make ends meet.Photo: ESPEN RASMUSSEN/PANOS PICTURES

Whose city?

If the future of humanity lies in cities, says Dinyar Godrej, then it follows that inhabitants of every strata must have a right to it.

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NI 520 - The right to the city - July, 2019
Maria Augusta, 85, lives in fear of eviction since her building was sold to a company planning to invest in short-term rentals.Photo: Marta Vidal

Portugal: tourists, tourists everywhere

Marta Vidal talks to Maria Augusta, 85, who lives in fear of eviction since her building was sold to a company planning to invest in short-term rentals.

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NI 518 - Building a new internationalism - March, 2019
A trader blitzes up a fruit smoothie on Khao San Road, Bangkok – a vibrant street market that is threatened by gentrification.Photo: Parkerphotography / Alamy

Thailand: Fry another day

Peter Yeung reports on the politics of street food in Bangkok - an informal industry currently under threat from the forces of gentrification.

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NI 517 - Trade in Turmoil - January, 2019
Anti-gentrification saint

Anti-gentrification saint

Two artists have invented a saint to protect residents from gentrification. Yohann Koshy reports.

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NI 508 - Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent - December, 2017

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The right to the city July, 2019
Building a new internationalism March, 2019
Trade in Turmoil January, 2019
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
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