Poverty

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Puerto Rico says it will default on its debt Monday, escalating the economic crisis on the island that sees no sign of stopping in the face of exploitative hedge funds. The commonwealth is expected to miss its upcoming $422 million bond payment for its Government Development Bank. The default comes after U.S. Congress failed to act to help the...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Workers in Birmingham have launched a federal civil rights lawsuit charging...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
At the Vatican on Friday, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders...

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...