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'Vulnerable Communities Continue to Pay the Price' of Climate Inaction as Utility Giant Cuts Power to 180,000 More Californians

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/10/24/vulnerable-communities-continue-pay-price-climate-inaction-utility-giant-cuts-power

Funny, that we’re seeing so few articles from a working-class perspective. It’s so easy to typify victims as speciously oblivious to obvious issues, decades in the making? Paradise was an exception, but how in God’s name are folks, trying to make it on multiple gig-economy jobs; requiring dependable transportation, childcare and lacking finances to prepare for abrupt outages, capricious contingencies or evacuation feed their family and pay obscene rents?