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  1. Article: Cairo Transforms Shipping Containers Into Homes for the Poor
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    Cairo Transforms Shipping Containers Into Homes for the Poor

    April 26, 2017 |Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Many Egyptians living in sprawling slums and unlicensed apartment blocks. Read more

  2. Article: Sen. Bernie Sanders Is Making a Big Push to Double Minimum Wage
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    Sen. Bernie Sanders Is Making a Big Push to Double Minimum Wage

    By Phineas Rueckert| April 26, 2017

    The “Fight for $15” is gaining steam again. Read more

  3. Article: This App Allows Users to 'Walk a Mile' in a Rohingya Refugee's Shoes
    Finance & Innovation

    This App Allows Users to 'Walk a Mile' in a Rohingya Refugee's Shoes

    April 25, 2017 |Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Revolutionary" app aims to increase public empathy toward the plight of Rohingya refugees. Read more

  4. Article: Why Cities May Be the Key to Stopping Climate Change
    Finance & Innovation

    Why Cities May Be the Key to Stopping Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy| April 25, 2017

    Cities are the economic engines of the world. Read more

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