Millions for the boss, food stamps for the workers

Commentary | August 31, 2011 | By John Burbank | Real Change

In our state, more than 1 million people now depend on food stamps, almost one out of six. The number of people receiving food stamps has grown by 90,000 in Washington over the past year alone. That’s almost equal to the entire population of Everett. In five years, the number has grown by half a million.

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