Poverty

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Critics and anti-poverty advocates are questioning the so-called economic recovery as a USDA study (PDF) published Wednesday revealed that while the nation's wealthiest enjoyed record gains, nearly 50 million Americans continue to struggled with food insecurity in 2013. According to the government figures, while a majority of people who were not...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
More than 62,000 unaccompanied children fled Central America for the U.S...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Advances in human development risk being erased without a renewed global...

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...

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