Where’s Steinbeck when you need him? Cause we need a new Grapes of Wrath.

We need someone to eulogize the struggle of the lowest wrung of society, to humanize their plight the way Steinbeck did with the Joad family. This artistic deficit is in sharp refrain today because—along with the all the other Great Depression parallels of the last week—the AP is reporting that tent cities are sprouting up all over the country in greater prevalence than we’ve seen in decades.

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