We shouldn’t use a life threatening crisis like poverty as the basis for a public art project without any responsible discussion or call to action of how to solve it.
What if legislators LEGISLATED that the dollar amount of a Food Stamp monthly benefit match the amount the USDA itself says is needed to buy the amount and quality of food that keeps a person alive?
After 20 years of state controlled welfare, liberals and conservatives agree that the experiment is a massive failure. Would Universal Basic Income be a superior alternative? Come help to move the agenda so those in power do not continue the ill fated tweaking of welfare grants. Universal Basic Income may be the solution.
The great political scientist and activist Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “…We are likely to find that the problem of housing, and education, instead of preceding the elimination of poverty, will themselves be affected if poverty is first abolished.”
Flint’s families need an income sufficient to meet their basic survival needs in order to overcome this man made disaster.