Tag archives: Poverty

South Africa’s most dangerous mines.


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This documentary shows the dangers faced by poor illicit miners fighting to earn a living. Most of these mines where abandoned by commercial companies, but still some gold is left.

Helping Filipino Coconut Farmers to survive.


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Poverty in Mississippi USA.


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This award winning documentary investigates black poverty in the southern state of Mississippi. It is probably caused by slavery and discrimination, but the poor economic development of the southern states may be the current cause of these deprived conditions. Racism still is a problem, but the lack of economic opportunity also prevents the black community ...

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Poverty in the Appalachian Mountains, United States.


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This video shows the depriving living conditions of some people in one of the poorest regions in the US. Because most of the cool mines have closed the most money and talented people have left the area. The documentary shows the poverty and social problems caused by this process of reverse-gentrification.

Gentrification in London; how the poor are forced out.


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There are a lot of videos on this website that show how the rich and famous are moving into London. This video shows the other side of the same coin; poor people are forced out of the city. From a macroeconomic perspective there is some merit to this phenomenon, because you want the most productive ...

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