Yes. That's sad.

In the metro this morning they have added bar to prevent homeless to sleep on the benches :( That's mean.

@kingu_platypus_gidora @mur2501 I'd rather homeless not to sleep on benches, but yeah, with amount of money lost for army budget (for what reason?) they could solve hunger, homelessness, healthcare for those who cannot afford and just chip out like 1/100 of military budget for all that.

Image description of Twitter screenshot for original post. CW: public transport companies being an ass to people 

Screenshot of a Twitter thread:

Post one:

«Damn, the benches were fucking up the budget that much? That's crazy. @MTA@twitter.com»

Reply by "NYCT Subway. Wear a Mask. [verified tick]" @NYCTSubway@twitter.com

«Hi, Jeremy. Benches were removed from stations to prevent the homeless from sleeping on them. JP»

Reply to second post, by anonymised user:

«"We have inconvenienced you and made the station more inaccessible to the pregnant, disabled and elderly, but you must understand that lets us inflict further misery on people without homes."»

@kingu_platypus_gidora how horrific. Check out that “we prefer classist dehumanisation to sounding like we’re cash-strap” vibe...
Apparently it was a tweet from early February 2021, and they deleted it shortly after.

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