The 37-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is a graduate of Harvard, a Rhodes Scholar, a former Naval Intelligence officer and the first openly gay person to seek a major party’s presidential nomination.
As Brexit bedlam intensifies and Britain edges closer to its agonizing E.U. departure date of March 29, grim reports are surfacing about the real impacts the move will have on U.K. citizens' safety and well being.
Following his 2-week tour of the U.K., the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights slammed Britain's welfare-cutting policies as more are driven to poverty, hunger and homelessness.
People power was on display in Hackney, where popular resistance to a policy targeting the homeless has pushed the council to reverse the law – dropping the threat of £100 fines for those sleeping rough.
The coalition government has radically slashed spending on social housing.