After the Debt-Ceiling Debacle

The Nation

August 4, 2011


In her column, Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Nation’s editor, praised “The State of America’s Children 2011.” She writes, “A story that should have been plastered on the front pages of every major newspaper instead of Rep. Eric Cantor’s mug was the release of The Children’s Defense Fund report on The State of America’s Children 2011. It’s disturbing to say the least.” She quotes Mrs. Edelman: “How can we justify massive tax giveaways to the richest two percent and continue tax loopholes for wealthy corporations at a time when 15.5 million children are languishing in poverty?”
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