Thursday, October 31, 2013

Trick-or-Treaters Decry Cuts to Food Stamps and the Social Safety Net

Dozens of sign-bearing and costume-wearing activists gathered in front of the Federal Buildings in Oakland today to protest impending cuts to food stamps and other social safety net programs. They staged a theatrical performance in the Halloween spirit to highlight the grave implications of the austerity measures being implemented from Washington. Laura Garzon Chica reports.