Monthly Archives:: January 2015

Child poverty is a moral disgrace. And expensive. New report by the Children’s Defense Fund

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It is a national moral disgrace that there are 14.7 million poor children and 6.5 million extremely poor children in the United States of America – the world’s largest economy. It is also unnecessary, costly and the greatest threat to our future national, economic and military security. The 14.7 million poor children in our nation […]

Reducing Our Obscene Level of Child Poverty

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By: Charles M. Blow I’m not someone who believes that poverty can ever truly be ended — I’m one of those “the poor will always be with you” types — but I do believe that the ranks of the poor can and must be shrunk and that the effects of poverty can and must be […]