Notes and Comment

March 1981
New Yorker;3/9/1981, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p31
The article comments on the new social class that appeared on the political scene in the administration of President Ronald Reagan in the U.S. It is the class of the truly needy that was overlooked by almost everyone but politicians and journalists alike speak of them with an easy familiarity. The administration has discovered that some children whose families receive food stamps are at the same time getting free lunches at school from federal government.


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