What’s in a Name? Slum Stigma Worldwide

Clique aqui para Português In 2007 the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal passed the KwaZulu-Natal Elimination and Prevention of Re-Emergence of Slums Act. Before the act became law, Abahlali baseMjondolo, a grassroots social movement whose […]


Rio de Janeiro’s Community Museums

Clique aqui para Português Rio de Janeiro is increasingly investing in its museum infrastructure, with three new world class museums launched or programed in recent years; the Rio Museum of Art opened in 2013, in […]


World Cup Journalism Report Card

The World Cup 2014 and the preceding leadup have seen an unprecedented level of attention to Brazil’s favelas. Much of the conversation has been productive, magnifying and expanding debates around top-down interventions, police violence, favela tourism, gentrification processes […]