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In Brazil’s Slums, Economic Inequality Tackled With Technology

In Brazil’s Slums, Economic Inequality Tackled With Technology Transcript GWEN IFILL: Next, we take another look at economic inequality, this time in a developing nation. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on how one man is using technology to transform … Continue reading

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Shanty Life in Brazil: Onward and Upward

The Economist’s review of a long-term study of favela residents in Rio de Janeiro points out the social mobility behind the middle class in emerging markets – as well as the risk from the drug trade. “Still, for a while … Continue reading

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