Ilhan Omar and Bernie Sanders want to bring woke socialism to the school cafeteria
Hearing their description of the status quo, one would forget that school lunch is already heavily subsidized and incredibly cheap. According to SchoolNutrition.org, the average price of a school lunch nationwide was between $2.50 and $2.75 as of the 2016-2017 school year — significantly less than the $3.81 production cost per lunch served.
Meanwhile, all students from families at or below 130% of the poverty-defining income level are already eligible for completely “free” lunch. Plus, any student at or below 185% of the poverty-defining income level is already eligible for reduced-price lunches: just 40 cents per meal
Socialist plans to give “free” school lunch to all would really mean higher taxes on all of us just to pay for the meals of children from middle- and upper-income families. Interestingly, other “progressive” proposals such as forcing taxpayers to pay off student debt would also disproportionately benefit the middle and upper class.
Chicago Mayor Declares Racism a Health Crisis, Citing Life Expectancy Gap, as City Pledges $10M to Solutions
She also pointed to what she called "root causes" of gun violence, such as racism and systemic poverty.
Despite most of the homicides in Chicago are overwhelmingly black on black violence it is somehow a product of racism....... OK you crazy *****, whatever you say. How did neutering the police work out for you, or more to the point the citizens of Chicago?