Sort of says it all – lots of empty homes, lots of homeless people – families, children, young and old. It shouldn’t be so hard to see an answer in that juxtaposition. But instead, we leave the people on the streets, where they get attacked, get sick, go crazy, and we leave the homes empty to be vandalized and rendered uninhabitable. Wasting our people, wasting our resources.
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- Labor 2.0 - The Digital Sweatshops, pt 1
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