Poverty

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback on Thursday signed a controversial welfare bill into law that places strict limits on welfare benefits, how long recipients may get them, and how they are—and are not—allowed to spend them. Brownback, a Republican, said during the signing that placing limits on the benefits, known as Temporary Assistance for Needy...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The World Bank regularly broke its own promises to protect Indigenous rights...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
(Photo: fightfor15.org)
In what is being called the largest low-wage worker protest the United States...

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...