... While in America, the Hungry Poor Swell Queues for Charity Food
Dejevsky, Mary, The Independent (London, England)
Even the sharpest critics of welfare reform in the United States have been forced to acknowledge its benefits. The number of claimants has fallen, while predictions of increased destitution have not been borne out - or have they? Mary Dejevsky weighs the evidence.
Throughout the Western world, the Christmas season is a time for charities to draw attention to the plight of the poor and hungry - and so they did in the United States. That Second Harvest, the biggest food charity in the US, should have released its findings now, rather than a month ago, however, suggests that concern, rather than fund-raising, is its prime motive.
Its preliminary findings have …
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Publication information: Article title: ... While in America, the Hungry Poor Swell Queues for Charity Food. Contributors: Dejevsky, Mary - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: January 6, 1998. Page number: 6. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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