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35 Days Without Pay Show How Precarious Federal Jobs Have Become

35 Days Without Pay Show How Precarious Federal Jobs Have Become

Hana Sarfan

As U.S. Congress attempts to avert yet another shutdown, federal workers and contractors are still recovering from the longest government closure in American history. President Trump used workers as a bargaining chip in his xenophobic demand for a border wall, with many turning to food pantries or the more than 2,000 GoFundMe campaigns to make ends meet.

How dare they vilify themselves.