A homeless man in Washington D.C. beds down for the night opposite Franklin Square park on the steps of the Sphinx Club at Almas Temple. Donald Trump’s cuts to social spending, while raising the defence budget and offering tax cuts that benefit the rich, have contributed to increased inequality. Photo: Washington PostA homeless man in Washington D.C. beds down for the night opposite Franklin Square park on the steps of the Sphinx Club at Almas Temple. Donald Trump’s cuts to social spending, while raising the defence budget and offering tax cuts that benefit the rich, have contributed to increased inequality. Photo: Washington Post
A homeless man in Washington D.C. beds down for the night opposite Franklin Square park on the steps of the Sphinx Club at Almas Temple. Donald Trump’s cuts to social spending, while raising the defence budget and offering tax cuts that benefit the rich, have contributed to increased inequality. Photo: Washington Post
Isabel Ortiz
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Isabel Ortiz

In 2020, voters everywhere must reject policies that cut public spending only to enrich the wealthy

  • When the neoliberal policies of old failed us, it has been the far right that seized on the public discontent to make political gains. But the solutions they offer are broken, and voters must demand public investments that actually benefit people

A homeless man in Washington D.C. beds down for the night opposite Franklin Square park on the steps of the Sphinx Club at Almas Temple. Donald Trump’s cuts to social spending, while raising the defence budget and offering tax cuts that benefit the rich, have contributed to increased inequality. Photo: Washington PostA homeless man in Washington D.C. beds down for the night opposite Franklin Square park on the steps of the Sphinx Club at Almas Temple. Donald Trump’s cuts to social spending, while raising the defence budget and offering tax cuts that benefit the rich, have contributed to increased inequality. Photo: Washington Post
A homeless man in Washington D.C. beds down for the night opposite Franklin Square park on the steps of the Sphinx Club at Almas Temple. Donald Trump’s cuts to social spending, while raising the defence budget and offering tax cuts that benefit the rich, have contributed to increased inequality. Photo: Washington Post
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