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Some welfare recipients in the Dutch city will get extra monthly payments with no strings attached, Quartz reports.
Los Angeles will increase its minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020 in an effort to lift 600,000 out of poverty, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto’s greatest challenge may be finding ways to expand the city’s economic renaissance to its poorest neighborhoods, Governing reports.
A new Indian government initiative seeks to provide low-cost, temporary housing to migrants who stream into major cities seeking employment, OneIndia News reports.
A new Berlin supermarket requires shoppers to bring their own containers while food markets planned for London would cater to the poor with cashless transactions, USA Today and the Daily Mail report.
Brazil aims for social inclusion with vouchers that the poor can use to pay for movies, books and entertainment, the Washington Post reports.
Women in Zimbabwe’s cities and towns fill a farming void created by a ban on potato imports, according to Inter Press Service.
The stores, featuring cast-off goods from other retailers, have flourished across Europe in the economic downturn, The Sunday Times reports.