The GOP Trump administration and Congress’ Republican majority have launched wars on both workers’ rights and the poor. The latter war includes proposed cuts in food stamps, federally subsidized housing and so-called “work requirements” at poverty wages to stay eligible for aid.
The Poor People’s Campaign and March for Jobs took place last weekend and constituted a 41-mile march from inner Baltimore to Capitol Hill.
Banner at the 2012 Republican National Convention depicts Martin Luther King, Jr., and the quotation: "Today Capitalism has outlived its usefulness," in this August 28, 2012 photo. (Photo/Liz MC via Wikimedia Commons)
There is a hard truth that lies beneath the surface of American society.
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