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Housing activists demonstrate outside the Supreme Court on April 22, 2024. Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Supreme Court rules cities can ban homeless people from sleeping outdoors – Sotomayor dissent summarizes opinion as ‘stay awake or be arrested’

In a major homelessness ruling, the Supreme Court holds that cities and municipalities can punish people for sleeping outside, even when they have nowhere else to go.
Poverty, fiscal stress and abandoned homes have fueled a long-standing stray dog problem in Detroit. AP Photo/Carlos Osorio

When people are under economic stress, their pets suffer too – we found parts of Detroit that are animal welfare deserts

A study in Detroit finds large areas without pet resources, mainly in lower-income and minority neighborhoods. Better access to supplies and services could help owners and animals thrive together.
A man walks past a person huddled on a curb in Barrie, Ont., in 2023. Canadians are growing increasingly pessimistic about the economy and finances. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Drost

Canadians are feeling increasingly powerless amid economic struggles and rising inequality

The perception of a worsening cost of living, combined with seeing Canada as significantly more unequal, is creating a perfect storm for a deteriorating sense of control in everyday life.
Calls are growing in Europe for all plane passengers to pay their fair share, with current EU climate legislation letting the private aviation sector off the hook. Shutterstock/Aerodim

Europe’s climate laws could spell the end to low-cost flights – but what about private jets?

Current loopholes in EU climate laws would allow affluent private jet passengers to maintain their polluting lifestyle, while the lower and middle classes are compelled to give up low-cost flights.
Young jobless South African graduates protest outside the Union Buildings, the seat of government, in Pretoria. Frennie Shivambu/Gallo Images via Getty Images

Persisting inequality has made many young South Africans question the choices made by Nelson Mandela – podcast

The third and final part of our series What happened to Nelson Mandela’s South Africa on The Conversation Weekly podcast. Featuring interviews with Sithembile Mbete and Richard Calland.
Farm workers in South Africa will face difficulty working through heatwaves if global warming continues. Klaus Vedfeldt/Getty Images

Climate change makes life harder: in South Africa it’s likely to bring heatwaves, water stress and gender-based violence

The University of Cape Town’s new report on the impacts of climate change in South Africa found that heatwaves and water stress will affect jobs, deepen inequality, and increase gender-based violence.

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