Guardian


A British centre-left national daily newspaper. Founded in 1821.
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Primary geographic focus: NATIONAL
Organization type(s): Media


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People will sign anything: how legal odds are stacked against the evicted

Matt Krupnick
Guardian
January 24, 2018
Evicted tenants in the US often struggle to get an attorney, leaving them at a disadvantage against lawyered-up landlords.

Op-Ed

A $15 tax bill nearly cost a family their home. With Trump, it would have

Martha Bergmark
Guardian
April 3, 2017
The president wants to scrap legal aid, which countless Americans rely on when they cannot afford a private attorney. If he succeeds, it would be devastating.

News Story

Legal services in unprecedented danger under Trump’s budget proposal

Tom McCarthy
Guardian
March 16, 2017
Budget proposal includes cuts to organization that helps clients fight negligent landlords and domestic violence, in addition to 18 other small budget agencies.

News Story

Draft of first Trump budget would cut legal aid for millions of poor Americans

Tom McCarthy
Guardian
February 21, 2017
Draft proposes elimination of Legal Services Corporation, which provides free legal assistance to low-income people, victims of domestic violence and others.

News Story

California judge who mocked blind man emblematic of failed traffic court system

Sam Levin
Guardian
October 20, 2016
Judge Taylor Culver is accused of ‘willful misconduct’ by the state’s commission on judicial performance, providing a rare window into how police agencies and courts use traffic courts to target low-income people.

News Story

Lead contamination in LA housing project said to put 300 kids at risk

Daniel Ross
Guardian
October 1, 2016
Jordan Downs residents fear wider impact of planned demolition in former industrial site but lead contamination is only one part of toxic puzzle.

News Story

Low-income families face eviction as building ‘rebrands’ for Facebook workers

Sam Levin
Guardian
September 21, 2016
A Silicon Valley apartment complex wants to attract high-income tenants who work at top tech firms – but critics ask, what is the human cost?

News Story

Airbnb and house-sharing firms reduced New York housing stock by 10% – study

Nicky Woolf
Guardian
June 27, 2016
Research by affordable housing advocacy groups finds more than 55% of listings in city on Airbnb are illegal, and 30% are listed by commercial hosts.

News Story

Controversial Texas family detention center to change back to all-male facility

Renée Feltz
Guardian
March 18, 2016
Plans for the Karnes and Dilley facilities signal the Obama administration will reduce detention of immigrant women and children before president’s term ends.

News Story

All eyes on Texas immigration facilities in struggle to house Central Americans

Tom Dart
Guardian
February 11, 2016
After Pennsylvania declined to renew the license for a ‘family residential center’ last month, the future of family detention may now depend on Texas.

News Story

California crackdown on Chinese immigrants alarms rights groups

Halima Kazem
Guardian
July 20, 2015
Groups report that since early June, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have raided the homes of Chinese immigrants and detained dozens of people who were convicted of felonies decades ago.

News Story

New York City foster care: stories from children and parents the system failed

Daniel Medina
Guardian
July 1, 2015
A watchdog report reveals the Administration of Children’s Services has abused its power in family courts, wrongly taken children into custody and inadequately assisted those it claims to help.



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