Poverty

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
In Philadelphia on Thursday, President Donald Trump seemed to reassure his party that he supports right-wing budget priorities like those embraced by House Speaker Paul Ryan—whose past budget plans have been denounced as " cruel ," " draconian ," "a massive cut-off of state funds to the most vulnerable population in the country," " going after...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called for unity to 'create that community of love' that Martin Luther King, Jr., fought and died for. (Photo: Jetta Fraser/ The Blade)
Speaking at the same Atlanta church where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. served as...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Garment workers in Vietnam
The private jets of the world's wealthiest men and women are swarming the Swiss...

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...