2013

The Secular Jurist

Greg Kaufmann, poverty correspondent for The Nation, says the poor in America are stereotyped and demonized in an effort to justify huge cuts in food stamps and other crucial programs for low-income Americans.

“People are working and they’re not getting paid enough to feed their families, pay their utilities, pay for their housing, pay for the healthcare… if you’re not paying people enough to pay for the basics, they’re going to need help getting food,” Kaufmann tells Bill. “There are a lot of corporations that want to be involved in the fight against hunger. The best thing they can do is get on board for fair wages.”

Continue reading and watch the video:  http://billmoyers.com/segment/greg-kaufmann-on-the-truth-about-american-poverty/

Related story:  Bundling in Restaurants and Television restricts Consumer Choice

View original post

Advertisements