On any given night in San Francisco, officials estimate there are at least 6,700 people living on the streets. The city is trying to turn it around — as are other California cities struggling with the problem of homelessness.
When a Chinese restaurant in Nairobi stopped letting in most Africans after 5 pm, the news spread fast. People were ticked off about such apparently blatant racism. And pretty soon, the restaurant owner was reportedly arrested.
Economists at the London School of Economics say denial of the risks of global warming — from rising seas to droughts to civil unrest — is promoting the overvaluation of certain financial assets — in other words, a bubble.
There are frequent protests in Calais, where the largest camp in France for migrants is located. But is was the appalling living conditions at Grande-Synthe, 30 miles away, that got the attention of Doctors Without Borders. Migrants there try to find the best ways to cope — for many men, that means becoming regulars in a local café. Some in the town even call it 'the Migrants' Café.'
The Indian government took 500 and 1,000 rupee notes out of circulation to crack down on tax evasion and corruption. But the people feeling it most are at the bottom of the economic ladder — women without bank accounts.