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Poverty Returns with Misguided Policy
Franz Segbers
The state should represent the public interest and yet private or special interests are in the driver's seat. Trump's proposed 2018 budget is a sledgehammer with cuts to Meals-on-Wheels, school lunches, WIC food assistance, National Institute for Health, EPA, PBS, Legal Services Corp and more. Majority rule must be balanced by minority protection for the state to be legitimate (Lani Guinier). The state should not be an errand boy for the banks (Bill Moyers). Indifference is love's enemy.

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