Haiti: Maternal mortality

Haiti: Maternal mortality

And so maternal mortality in Haiti is really high, I mean it’s on par with Sub-Saharan Africa and countries that are in a really bad state. It’s really very very bad. And there are a lot of reasons why that’s so one is just the …

* THE SWISS MIGRATION PROJECT * DAS SCHWEIZER MIGRATIONS PROJEKT * Politics * Poltik * EU * Europe *

* THE SWISS MIGRATION PROJECT * DAS SCHWEIZER MIGRATIONS PROJEKT * Politics * Poltik * EU * Europe *

Disparity Feature Film

Far from here, in my home county, I first saw crushing poverty in 1962. In the back streets of Hong Kong and later in the same year, I saw worse in Delhi and in, Indian villages. We economists are interested in people’s well-being, which we …

Bloomberg Harvard City Initiative: Mapping Poverty in Laredo

Bloomberg Harvard City Initiative: Mapping Poverty in Laredo

[Music] Laredo consists of about 270,000 people, 95-96 percent Hispanic. We’re known as the number one land port. International trade is huge here in our city, we do over 214 billion dollars worth of trade. We’re very interrelated socially, economically, toward our sister city, Nuevo …

The colleges where the American dream is still alive

The colleges where the American dream is still alive

Elite universities love to market themselves as engines of upward mobility. Elite and egalitarian. And for low income students they do offer incredibly generous financial aid. I found out that for a family like ours, we wouldn’t have to worry about affording Harvard. I’m really …

Lisa is Homeless in Venice Beach, California. Rats Run Into the Bushes During This Interview.

Lisa is Homeless in Venice Beach, California. Rats Run Into the Bushes During This Interview.

– [Mark] Lisa. – Hi. – [Mark] You’re homeless in Venice. Yesterday walking around, I’m meeting you for the first time, and you look up and go, “We’re on Dateline together.” – If I woulda known. So, it was nice to meet you. – [Mark] …

Delilah Says Homelessness Is Better Than Working in a Beverly Hills Hair Salon.

Delilah Says Homelessness Is Better Than Working in a Beverly Hills Hair Salon.

– [Interviewer] Delilah. We’re here in Los Angeles. You’re homeless. – I am. – [Interviewer] Tell me about it. – It’s not that bad. (Delilah laughs) – [Interviewer] It’s homeless. – Could be doing a lot worse things. – [Interviewer] Yeah. – I honestly worked …

Nikhita Bhagwat: Designs Teaching Hospital in Haiti

Nikhita Bhagwat: Designs Teaching Hospital in Haiti

My name is Nikhita Bhagwat, I’ll be graduating with an MArch degree, that’s the Masters of Architecture. My project here is an independent thesis project about building what’s called a teaching hospital in a village called Napoli in Haiti. It merges a healthcare facility, which …