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*[[Letter from Dhaka: The bangle seller]]
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July-August 2019, Issue 520

This issue is about Cities.

Cities can be equally positive and negative. They give people the chance to be part of something bigger: to have more opportunities, more creativity and culture; a bigger menu for varied appetites, and a space for everyone (especially sexual minorities). They can also be places with more crime and more power and inequality, and less space for everyone (especially those with less money).

Over half of the world’s population already lives in cities. This edition of New Internationalist looks at the old idea of ‘the right to the city’ and finds how there are lines across city maps depending on where there is money and power.

A member of the LGBT community writes about his experience as a queer Nigerian living, studying, and working in Africa.


Rea about the hard working life of a woman who sells bangles in Dhakar. Her business is better but the problems are rhe same.