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Arianna Huffington – Shadow Conventions 2012: What They Will Not Be Talking About In Tampa And Charlotte – 28 August 2012

Tampa, Florida has more homeless people per capita than any city in America. Yet you won’t hear much — if any — talk from the podium on the Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired convention set about America’s poverty crisis.

And this lack of attention won’t be exclusive to the GOP. You can expect more of the same (or is that actually less of the same?) when the Democrats descend on Charlotte next week — after all, President Obama hasn’t devoted even one speech to the subject of poverty since he moved into the White House. Continue reading