Welcome to Tent City: The community where every person has lost their job and home because of the U.S. financial crisis.
In scenes reminiscent of the Great Depression these are the ramshackle homes of the desperate and destitute U.S. families who have set up their own ‘Tent City’ only an hour from Manhattan.
More than 50 homeless people have joined the community within New Jersey’s forests as the economic crisis has wrecked their American dream.
These people have been reduced to living on handouts from the local church and friendly restaurants and the community is a sad look at troubles caused as the world’s most powerful country struggles with its finances.
Read more here.
via: moorewr , source: bankerpigs
tagged as: economics, economy, politics, unemployment, out of work, job search, tent city, recession, depression,
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