Poverty

Julia Conley, staff writer
With nation's children suffering most under neoliberalism's grip, UN expert calls current conditions "not just a disgrace, but a social calamity and an economic disaster."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"The fact that massive public subsidies are helping eliminate affordable...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"The past 30 years have seen far greater wealth creation than the Gilded Age."

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...