Saturday, February 9, 2013

A Boy in Philidelphia

Anthony Esolen does some thinking about boys in Philadelphia, where about half the kids drop out between grade 9 and graduation, more if they are black or Hispanic boys. He imagines the letter one might write about his situation and how well society has served him. He sounds angry.
Our government has failed to admit that its own selfishness is the root of many societal problems it has tried to address.

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