wearethe99percent
wearethe99percent:

Every payday it comes down to what MUST get paid or get shut off. I’d love to feed my children fresh organic produce but it comes down to what will keep, what we can afford to keep on hand. I’d love to shop local but can only afford big box stores. For the amount of time and energy my partner and I put into working how is it that he is still not getting paid enough for us to meet the basic needs of a family of four—bills, food, and medical care? Work, work, work, struggle, struggle, struggle then die. The future feels hopeless.

wearethe99percent:

Every payday it comes down to what MUST get paid or get shut off. I’d love to feed my children fresh organic produce but it comes down to what will keep, what we can afford to keep on hand. I’d love to shop local but can only afford big box stores. For the amount of time and energy my partner and I put into working how is it that he is still not getting paid enough for us to meet the basic needs of a family of four—bills, food, and medical care? Work, work, work, struggle, struggle, struggle then die. The future feels hopeless.

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    …sadly the truth for a lot of people. :’(
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    You got it. I look forward to the day when I’m not coasting on fumes the week before my next paycheck.
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    Dear partner of person who doesn’t have to support you too while still attending school: suck it up. You think you’re...
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    This breaks my heart.
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    Colin Meloy cares.
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