Single images Hide Description Show Thumbnails Hide Thumbnails Show Description Hide Description A street performer dressed as a clown works in the evening on the day Felipe Calderon ws sworn in as Mexico's president, Mexico City, 1st December 2007 Valerie Napaljarri Martin, an elder Warlpiri woman, and two of her grandchildren on the old Tanami Road near Yuendumu, Northern Territory Riot Police in Mexico City change position in an operation to encircle the camp of Oaxacan APPO activists in the centre of the city. Police had clashed violently with the anti-government activists in Oaxaca City over the previous weeks, leaving several dead. The situation was especially tense because Felipe Calderon was about to be sworn in as president after a controversial election result. Barbara at the Redfern Aboriginal Tent Embassy, June 2014 A man sells brooms in the traffic on Calzada Revolucion, Mexico City 2007 A young girl sleeps after finishing school next to a major intersection where her mother and aunts sell cigarettes and confectionary. She and her siblings take turns resting and doing homework until work finishes at around 8pm. Her mother, Paula, said 'Their [the childrens'] lives will be better than mine.' Tens of thousands of Mexico City residents earn their living in this way. Yolanda and her two sons earn their living performing in the traffic in the centre of Mexico City. Here they are working on Avenida Lazaro Cardenas. Tens of thousands of Mexicans survive in this way. Performers ready themselves before going onto a road at a set of traffic lights to do their act in central Mexico City. December 2006. A man plays a poker machine late at night in Star City Casino, Sydney 2002. Australia contains twenty percent of the world's poker machines.