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> if you have time to protest, you're probably not that poor

i dont know what protests you've been attending but the one's ive helped at for laundry and warehouse workers were filled with people that were not only supporting families on minimum wage but also contained people who were here on visas.

in america you're always taking a risk by protesting an employer.

It's all relative. To me anyone who can work full time is not that poor. But I understand why many would view that as poverty.

Minimum wage is not, on its own, enough to afford average rent anywhere in America. If you're making minimum wage and have no other access to support: you're poor.

This is, ultimately the major reason why the status quo never changes here: people dont want to acknowledge their class.

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