Preoccupied 

By seeking to preserve the status quo at all costs, the Mayor Jones props up the very system of injustice that he claims to be working against.

In Mayor Dwight Jones’ Nov. 16 letter to Occupy Richmond, he claimed to share our concerns about economic injustice. He listed several programs his administration is pursuing, including an anti-poverty commission, a homeless-reduction plan and a job-training and placement system. These…

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