Dog Whistle Politics: How Politicians Use Coded Racism to Push Through Policies Hurting All | Democracy Now!

The 47 million people who rely on food stamps in the U.S. are facing their second threat in less than three months. In what critics dubbed the \”hunger cliff,\” automatic budget cuts meant the loss of $5 billion from the federal nutrition program in November—that’s $36 per month for a family of four. Now more cuts are on the way as lawmakers finalize a new farm bill that stalled in Congress last year.

via Dog Whistle Politics: How Politicians Use Coded Racism to Push Through Policies Hurting All | Democracy Now!.

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