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The lead singer is Sarah Vos; it's on the album, My Mother the Moor." I heard it on DemocracyNow.org:

Listen up:




What Vos said about her song, "American Poor:"

After the 2016 presidential election, I started writing what would become several of the songs on the new record. I was inspired by my own feelings as well as the collective sense of shock and fear that seemed to be shared by so many people in the country and the world.

I’ve been interested in the disparity between the poor and wealthy for a long time.

What does it mean to be poor? I’ve been hearing that word [poor] my whole life–whether in church, on television, in history classes. American Poor is a concept… you can’t afford to go to the doctor, pay-off school loans, or keep your house warm, and yet all day long you’re being bombarded with reasons to buy things.

And then there’s the kind of poor that has little to do with money–poor in spirit or knowledge. Ignorance is one of the deepest kinds of poverty.

The act of service is one of the most beautiful human experiences, and yet service is one of the lowliest endeavors in our culture. It’s strange to me and it seems backwards.


We might ask why those in power don't in the least care if our parks, our schools, our colleges, all that we turn to for simply daily joys, our transportation facilities are stripped and shut down.  Why our TV and film fare is mostly fascistic action idiocy with one side blasting the other to death inbetween bouts of sadistic sex:

https://www.truthdig.com/articles/deadly-rule-oligarchs/

Trump proposes to cancel what's left of the welfare system since the Clintons destroyed it and Bush cancelled all help but food stamps ($162 a month) and then hand out a box of pre-chosen stuff for starving and near and homeless people across the US.  The majority of people who use food stamps to obtain food are white.

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