Thanksgiving, a time to pull together
Posted November 18, 2012 in Press Releases
David Kushma, editorial page editor at the Toledo Blade, draws on personal experience at Toledo Hospital that has him counting his blessings and wanting to remind readers of those less fortunate.
. . . we also should remember at Thanksgiving, and throughout the year, that many of our neighbors have a lot fewer blessings to count than the rest of us. That doesn’t always just happen; sometimes the game is rigged politically not only to maintain some folks’ advantages, but also to increase them.
Kushma uses this as an apt segue to mention Pulling Apart, the recent report on income inequality put out by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the Economic Policy Institute. Policy Matters released the study in Ohio.
He notes that "in nearly every state