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  • The bottom line: It's time to restore dental care for the poor

    The bottom line: It's time to restore dental care for the poor
    SACRAMENTO — State Capitol politicians may have an extra $3.2 billion to play with. Or they may not.
  • Bring farmworkers' plight into the sunlight

    Bring farmworkers' plight into the sunlight
    FRESNO — It was around 2 o'clock, temperatures rising under an arcing sun, when I met two workers on a peach farm near here recently. One had first entered the country illegally nearly 40 years ago but later became a U.S. citizen at a time when the...

    A helping hand or cold shoulder for the middle class?

    A helping hand or cold shoulder for the middle class?
    How's the U.S. economy doing? If you're rich, the answer is "fabulously." Here are some data points from Diane Swonk, chief economist for Mesirow Financial in Chicago. "Spending at luxury retailers has come back," she told the Senate Finance Committee...

    The GOP discovers inequality

     The GOP discovers inequality
    "Poverty is not some rare disease from which the rest of us are all immune," a leading American politician said last week. "It is but the worst strain of a widespread disease otherwise known as economic insecurity. Most families worry about making ends...

    After waging War on Poverty for 50 years, let's not surrender

    After waging War on Poverty for 50 years, let's not surrender
    Fifty years ago Wednesday, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered what may have been the last genuinely uplifting State of the Union speech we've had. "This administration, here and now, declares unconditional war on poverty in America," he said. "We...