America’s Homeless Working Poor – Video

The Most Revolutionary Act

The Working Poor and Homeless in the US

Four Corners (2017)

Film Review

This Australian documentary challenges whether job growth in the US (25 million new jobs in ten years) really represents economic recovery. The film makes three important points: 1) the vast majority of new American jobs are minimum wage part-time jobs, 2) well-paid middle class jobs continue to vanish, and 3) approximately one-half of US workers live in poverty.

The film follows three families. The first, in Orlando Florida, consists of a single mother of three who works 70 hours a week for Dunkin’ Donuts and MacDonald’s. Earning $8 an hour, she and her family live in a cheap motel because they can’t afford rent. She sleeps 1-2 hours a night, and her mother-in-law provides childcare while she works.

The second family is a couple with two children who live in a homeless camp in the parking lot…

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  • Kman  On July 24, 2019 at 12:11 pm

    Trump’s America ….. the bestest place in the world, yes bestest.
    God bless America!

  • wally n  On July 24, 2019 at 1:30 pm

    Where were you guys when the democrats sold out America to the globalist and China …….
    What does Trump has to do???????
    America is at a place, inches from becoming a sh… hole unverified illegals flooding the country, socialism, communism.
    Me just me, hoping all those thieves working for Government, ending up with millions, while S F used to be my favorite city, now sh.. covered.[one example]
    Better hope he saves the country.

  • Kman  On July 24, 2019 at 5:08 pm

    Yes he would, for him and his base …. illiterate, poor, etc.

  • wally n  On July 24, 2019 at 5:17 pm

    illiterate, poor, etc.?????????????????????? haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
    ima out

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