Homeless people sleep on pews at St. Boniface Church in San Francisco on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Poverty: The New Slavery In The US?

(MintPress)— “Poverty is the new slavery,” Princeton University professor Cornel West recently concluded. “Oligarchs are the new kings. They’re the new heads of this structure of domination.” Nearly half of Americans are living in poverty or can be considered low income, according to the latest census data. While the  U.S. Department of Labor has reported […]