Poverty

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker , who has refused millions of dollars in federal funding for Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), wants his state to become the first in the nation to make Medicaid applicants undergo a drug test in order to qualify for benefits under the safety-net program. Walker, who is one of several...
Nika Knight, staff writer
A sign held up at the January 21st Women's March in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Most Americans don't want Elmo to get fired . They also don't want enormous...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
There is a national shortage of 7.4 million homes affordable and available to the lowest income people in this country, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition. (Photo: Tim Evanson/cc/flickr)
Should the Trump administration's plan to slash 14 percent from the national...

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...