March 2006
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Mar2006, Issue 161, p59
The article points out that the U.S. is a gated society with the gates open to those who play by the rules, but closed to those who belong to the underclass. The underclass have become a minority of the minority. They have practically been dropped from society and its expectations. Moreover, they are kept poor because their children go to low-quality public schools.


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