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Where are the protests and media events for the poor, unemployed and uninsured?

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Where are the protests and media events for the poor, unemployed and uninsured?

Post by Guest on Wed Mar 09, 2011 4:19 pm

Using the conservative BLS unemployment numbers there are 24.7 million unemployed/underemployed.
Where are the protests and media carnivals for those 24.7 million Americans?43.6 million Americans are receiving help to buy food for their
families. Are there protests in state capitals and a media focus on this
American tragedy? Not that I have seen.

This is not union bashing. Unions are a vital counterweight to
increasing corporate power and the purchasing of congress and state
houses by the connected class. This is media bashing, since it appears
that a large percentage of less fortunate Americans are being
overlooked, while an inordinate amount of time is being dedicated to
those that can stand up for themselves.
Excellent article by Michael Thornton about the non-existent media attention given to the 99ers and unemployed. It is time to protest!

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