A protest song against the 2014 World Cup by Edu Krieger is going viral. It highlights the inequality among Brazilians and the lack of desperately needed public infrastructure such as inadequate public schools, public hospitals, public transport and affordable...
Update by Facebook user Mary Josephine Prittam Singh: I was at the hospital with the family and IJ Sisters throughout most of the day and felt their pain and anxiety over the incident. Mary-Rose was transferred to the ward...
Attended a discussion on low-income housing in Malaysia and these were some of the points that surfaced. Federal/state policy on low-income housing has failed. Accessibilty and universal design (including pedestrian access) is often indequate. Public transport connections especially outside...
The biggest challenge for low-cost housing in the country - apart from actually building enough low-cost homes - is the maintenance of these blocks. The effectiveness of the maintenance depends on: the level of community solidarity (including an accountable...
Finding it tough to keep your head financially above water? Read this if you want to know where Malaysia stands in Asia in terms of income inequality and some of the factors driving this inequality. Malaysia has a Gini...