Poverty

Nika Knight, staff writer
Garment workers in Vietnam
The private jets of the world's wealthiest men and women are swarming the Swiss Alps for the annual World Economic Forum (WEF), which begins Monday in Davos, Switzerland, in the midst of an ongoing global inequality crisis. "Across the world, people are being left behind[...] their voices are ignored as governments sing to the tune of big business...
Nika Knight, staff writer
A 2011 protest against Arizona's law banning all ethnic studies classes
Arizona state representative Bob Thorpe, a Republican, has just proposed a bill...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Seema Verma, Trump's pick to head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Medicaid, the nation's healthcare program for the poor and disabled, is on the...

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...