Poverty

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The UK government's austerity policies violate international human rights , and growing inequality in the nation is cause for "serious concerns," a damning new report by the United Nations has found. The UN Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights found that six years after the Conservative party took power and extended the previous...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The wealth gap keeps growing as the world's richest get richer at the expense...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Invest in the nation's infrastructure, raise the minimum wage, expand the...

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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...