Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Involuntary Resettlement

Report by the World Bank Inspection Panel. The report, which analyzed 22 years of complaints to the Inspection Panel by communities alleging they were harmed by bank projects, found that more … Continue reading

Friday, 15 April 2016 · Leave a comment

Upgrading Informal Settlements in an Urbanizing World

Rapid urbanization is a daunting challenge for cities with large and growing informal settlements. Slum upgrading projects sometimes fail to achieve their intended purpose. Worse, some cities use slum clearance … Continue reading

Thursday, 4 September 2014 · Leave a comment

Evictions and Resistance in Cambodia: Five women tell their stories

In 2011, Natalie Bugalski coordinated and authored a publication for Amnesty International called Evictions and Resistance in Cambodia: Five women tell their stories. Through poignant and beautiful photos by Todd Brown … Continue reading

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 · Leave a comment

Film – ‘People Before Profit’

People Before Profit powerfully captures the violence and impunity with which governments around the world, in rich countries as well as poor, deny these rights to their citizens in the name … Continue reading

Sunday, 21 October 2012 · Leave a comment