From the Mumbai slums to Nigerian shanty towns and Kenyan mountain villages, tens of millions of poor children are opting out of the state sector, and their number is burgeoning.Read more »
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Only 20% Think Government Anti-Poverty Programs Really Work. This marks a steady increase in the number of those who think the programs cause more of the problem they’re supposed to solve – from 43% last September to 45% in April to 49% now.Read more »
It's a sad day when people are so desperate they literally stampede toward government vouchers, as if they are their saviors. What do you think would happen if food stamps had to be redeemed at State run food centers? It'd be scary if they ran out, for sure.Read more »
Low levels of household income are associated with several lifetime mental disorders and suicide attempts, and a decrease in income is associated with a higher risk for anxiety, substance use, and mood disorders, according to a report in the April issue of Archives of General Psychiatry.Read more »
To be an American citizen is very much like being the child of a wealthy and unscrupulous criminal ‘Godfather’, who appears to be kind and generous to his own children at home, but is unflinchingly treacherous and murderous in conducting his family business, which is based on coercion, domination, exploitation, and violence.Read more »
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