Posts Tagged ‘Working Poor’

Inside the Fast-Food Labor Protests | The New Yorker

Inside the Fast-Food Labor Protests | The New Yorker

By William Finnegan For the customers, nothing has changed in the big, busy McDonald’s on Broadway at West 181st Street, in Washington Heights. Promotions come and go—during the World Cup, the French-fry package was suddenly not red but decorated with soccer-related “street art,” and, if you held your phone up to the box, it would […]


UPTOWN IN BRIEF: A LOOK INTO THE LIVES OF UPTOWN'S WORKING POOR

By EWA KERN-JEDRYCHOWSKA Susana Ramos, 35 and recently separated from her husband, lives in the Inwood section of Manhattan, in a cramped two-bedroom apartment in the back of the building, behind which black garbage bags pile up. She lives in that neighborhood to be close to her parents, so they can help her with her […]

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