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Financial support to the poor: Does it really work?
Beesan Kassab | Question marks around two government funds' ability to alleviate poverty with current austerity measures
The We Want to Live campaign: Impoverishment is a political choice
Osman El Sharnoubi | How does this new grassroots campaign aim to pursue social justice for Egyptians?
Analysts: Population control will not solve Egypt’s increasing poverty rate
Osman El Sharnoubi | In a speech at the Police Academy last week on the 6th anniversary of the 2011 revolution, President
In the year of the economy, Egyptians kept their eyes on the dollar
Heba Afify | Can the conversations that have emerged amid Egypt's economic crisis get at the root of economic policies?
To cope or to resist: How people deal with abruptly deteriorating economic conditions
Lina Attalah, Naira Antoun, Reem Saad and Yasmine M. Ahmed | Anthropologists Reem Saad and Yasmine M. Ahmed join Mada to discuss popular responses to economic hardship
Egypt’s cinematic gems: ‘Halaa Housh’
Hanaa Safwat | On the surface, Bashir al-Deek's Halaa Housh is just another slapstick comedy, writes Hanaa Safwat.
Sadness and kitsch in a play about making ends meet
Naira Antoun | Eight actors sit on chairs facing one another, four along each wall. It’s difficult to see how they
 
Opinion
Sarah Sabry
How did Brazil reduce poverty and inequality?
At the World Social Science Forum in September 2015 in Durban, South Africa, many presentations offered
Sarah Sabry
Pause for a second and visualize this – poverty in Egypt
Three years after a nation took to the streets demanding bread and social justice, poverty in Egypt has
 
 
News
Household survey highlights rise in poverty, inequality in Egypt
Egypt’s billionaires 80% richer than before the revolution
Driver hangs himself from billboard on Cairo-Ismailia road
Poverty increased in 2011, says report
Youth unemployment over 28 percent
10% of Egyptian children work: State report
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Cartoons
The most comfortable place in the world
Andeel | "You know, I've travelled to every place in the world. There's no place where I feel as comfortable as I feel here..."
Shine the fat cat
Andeel | Shoe shiner: "Sir!"
Cartoon: Responsibly built
Ola Salem | Fat man: You should have a smaller belly, for Egypt.
Cartoon: Be our guest
Andeel | Tourism billboard:Be our guest (writing in red) Give us 5 pounds.