Between City Population, Poverty, & Good Governance

The world's population has now reached 6.5 billion people. This number will continue to grow considering that every second birth 4.4 babies. According to estimates, the world population in 2050 is expected to reach 9 billion (Global Demographic Divide; Mary Kent, 2006).

And the Winner Is: Poverty!

Juhri is already old man, he is 65 years old. Both legs were paralyzed. He had been complaining of headaches for a long time. But that Saturday (22/10/2005) morning, he looked healthy.

Poverty and Identity Matters

BLT was a mess. There were at least two kinds of commotion in the implementation of this BLT or direct cash assistance. Data discrepancies and organizational unpreparedness. Then came the following implications such as the death of parents, murder, persecution, resignation of village officials, and threats against enumerators.

Threat of Layoffs

In the past two months, the basic tone and mainstream of our industrial and employment world has been dominated by news about the threat of layoffs at various factories throughout West Java as a manifestation of the impact of the global crisis and the debate over increasing the minimum wage.