Poverty

Jon Queally, staff writer
While leaders of the World Bank, the powerful financial institution that governs key aspects of the global economy and international development, converged in Washington D.C. on Friday for their annual meeting, a coalition of grassroots and community organizations from around the world are using the day to speak out against the bank's destructive...
Emilio Godoy, IPS News
NAPLES, Italy - Small farmers can look to options like agroecological...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Lavish subsidies for commodity agriculture products like cotton, corn, and soy...

Further

At a Funeral For A Home commemorating "the slow decline and gradual rebirth" of a West Philadelphia neighborhood and the lives therein, the Unique Miracle Drill Team marched, the Mt. Olive Baptist Church Choir sang "Precious memories, how they linger," and residents gathered to celebrate the long life of a lone rowhouse and, with its demolition, "return its brick, mortar, wood, and steel back into the earth.” The resurrection-themed communal ceremony, in one of five nationwide neighborhoods...