For most fast-food aficionados, McDonald's $1 menu items may seem like little more than a good deal on the road to a full stomach.
But in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, a feud over cheap food has escalated into a biting debate on microeconomics and the city's homeless problem.
Natalie Gonzales, a McDonald's franchise owner in the neighborhood, recently decided to discontinue the $1 menu at her restaurant and start charging an extra 50 cents for each of the items, the San Fransisco Chronicle reports. Such price hikes might be met by a grumble and a shrug elsewhere, but in bohemian Haight-Ashbury, street people are up in arms, saying they rely on the dollar deals to survive.
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Ok, Not that my heart doesn't go out to the homeless. But hey there is still Taco Bell's two dollar taco meal. It's only a buck more right? So you have to spend an extra few minutes begging for an additional dollar. Your obviously a survivor, you'll manage.
Check out below, a video of when the black community had to deal with no chicken. They had a rough time too. But they survived.