Poverty

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
oxfam
While new research suggests 10 percent of world GDP held in offshore shelters, UN human rights expert says poorest paying enormous price
Jake Johnson, staff writer
People wait to be rescued from their flooded homes after the area was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
"Hurricanes don't care if you're rich, poor, white, or black—but that doesn't...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The U.S.-backed war, now in its third year, and the cholera epidemic, combined...

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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...