Poverty

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
activist confronts police
Critics called the sting operation "an appalling display of misplaced priorities and a step backwards on the path to trust and legitimacy."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"None of this is a bug. These are features of an economy that transfers massive...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
workers finish sidewalk
In some U.S. metro areas, rents for low-income residents have increased by more...

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...