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No More War on the Poor, by Nezua at El Machete

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In today's USA, there is a vicious and growing power differential in play. The divide between the rich and the rest of us is a vortex, inhaling energy, sorrow, and lives. We need to take the power back.

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no more war on the poor, by El Machete



A lot of people in the USA these days are going broke. It hardly matters if you have a G.E.D. or a Master's degree. Unemployment is creeping through the populace like a billion-fingered thief. The number of people on food stamps in the USA today is unprecedented , and what's left of our national safety net after Clinton and Bush took their turns hacking it apart is a threadbare mess with holes in it the size an entire city block can fit through without sucking in its belly.


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I have a law degree (Stanford, 66') but have never practiced. Instead, from 1967 through 1977, I tried to contribute to the revolution in America. As unsuccessful as everyone else over that decade, in 1978 I went to work for the U.S. Forest (more...)
 
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