The Spark

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.” — Karl Marx

Food Stamps in Ohio

Feb 15, 2010

In Ohio, where car parts are made, food stamp use is up by about 60% in Erie County (vibration controls), 77% in Wood County (floor mats) and 84% in Van Wert (shifting components and cooling fans). Today’s unemployed workers prepaid for these stamps several times over in taxes taken from their paychecks when they were working.