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Post Posted: Thu May 09, 2019 2:07 am

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This is so wrong. It not only irrevocably harms the poor kids it, also, does damage to the kids with money. It skews reality, and sets up a us and them scenario that may last a lifetime. There's got to be a better way.
https://www.rawstory.com/2019/05/poor-kids-who-owe-lunch-money-forced-to-eat-cold-food-while-classmates-get-hot-meals/

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Post Posted: Sat May 11, 2019 3:22 am

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School is embarrassed to do the right thing. The insulting indignity of treating poor children as lesser.
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/may/09/lunch-shaming-school-district-changes-policy-for-students-who-owe-meal-debts

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Post Posted: Thu May 30, 2019 3:36 pm

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Yes, Life is more expensive for the poor. There are many examples--the grocery store is just one.
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Post Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:29 pm

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The rich are getting richer.
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-richest-10-of-households-now-represent-70-of-all-us-wealth-2019-05-24?mod=mw_latestnews

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Post Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:33 pm

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Here's the reality of it all, folks. Half of Americans are poor or living in poverty. Get that?
Here are two really good, explanatory articles.
https://eand.co/half-of-americans-are-effectively-poor-now-what-the-c944c518db6a
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https://www.commondreams.org/views/2017/10/16/yes-half-americans-are-or-near-poverty-heres-more-evidence

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