Sam Staley | Tuesday November 21, 2017 at 12:43 PM PST | Comments Off on Review: The Florida Project Shines Light on Underbelly of American Labor Market
The Florida Project, a brilliant new film by director/screenwriter Sean Baker (Tangerine, Take Out) explores the precarious world of people living just a few dollars short of homelessness through the ears and eyes of six-year olds. Baker balances adult desperation and childlike optimism, an enigmatic blend that creates a gripping story centering on an...
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Anthony Gregory | Friday March 26, 2010 at 9:56 AM PST | 4 Comments
In the 1980s, left-liberals talked about homelessness as a plague and human rights issue. It has been over a decade since I’ve even heard about homeless people as a political issue. Now the victim class is the middle class. The Democrats and Republicans both talk about shoring up the middle class with targeted tax...
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