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Monday, January 21, 2013

Anti Wage-Slavery Pro-Freedom Quotations Of The Week 931-933

“Years ago, you didn’t see what looked like people of college age sitting and waiting to talk to a crisis worker because they are homeless on the street,” said Andrae Bailey, the executive director of the Community Food and Outreach Center, one of the largest charitable organizations in Florida. “Now that’s a normal thing.”

...“And when you start adding in those who are couch surfing and staying with friends, that number increases exponentially.”
After Recession, More Young Adults Are Living on Street
New York Times , December 18, 2012


A quarter of a century ago there were 94 food banks in Canada; today there are more than 630.
38 per cent of recipients were children. This year many will have to make do with less because of growing demand and diminishing resources.
Lorne Warwick
What Fools These Mortals Be
Politics And Its Discontents

 Estimated amount that U.S. adults who grew up poor cost the economy each year through increased crime: $170,000,000,000

Estimated amount they cost the economy through higher health care costs: $160,000,000,000
Harper's Index


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