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Roving Cafe Society: Class Divisions in the Age of Obama

From Obama’s Budget: Freezing the Poor by Amy Goodman

“President Barack Obama unleashed his proposed 2012 budget this week, pronouncing, proudly: ‘I’ve called for a freeze on annual domestic spending over the next five years.’ This freeze would cut the deficit by more than $400 billion over the next decade, bringing this kind of spending—domestic discretionary spending—to its lowest share of our economy since Dwight Eisenhower was president.”

Questions for Consideration

How would you rate President Obama’s performance during his first term as president? How did Obama’s policies impact working class and poor people? How can we work with (or without) public officials to affect real change for working class and poor families?

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