[Susan notes: How high does the poverty rate have to get before we do something?]
To the editor
I read about hard-working families struggling to make ends meet in Hardship Makes a New Home in the Suburbs by Jennifer Medina --and think of the hedge fund kings featured in Paul Krugman's Now That's Rich. Nearly 25% of California's residents live in poverty while the yearly take of 25 hedge fund chiefs is more than twice as much as the income of all the kindergarten teachers in the country.
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