The Economic Inequalities of Crisis Politics

America’s economic stimulus packages have historically left poor people behind.

This is a view of Philadelphia from the Glenwood Green Acres, a public garden located at 18th Street and Glenwood Avenue.
View of Philadelphia from Glenwood Green Acres public garden; Creative Commons .

Economic stimulus packages typically bring a for Americans who struggle the most to the forefront of the conversation. That’s because stimulus packages typically contain more gains for the wealthy and offering nearly nothing for those who grapple with getting by on a daily basis; who are…