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‘Nuns on the Bus’ Leader: Power to the People Below the Poverty Line

posted on November 6, 2012

At The Washington Post, Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of the Catholic social justice lobby NETWORK, asserts that the poor have been largely ignored in this election, even though income inequality is at its highest levels since the Great Depression. Despite the lack of emphasis on the struggle of the poor, “most analysts believe GOP budget proposals would require deep cuts in programs that benefit the most vulnerable people,” writes CampbelI. “I can only hope that the candidate who called us ‘all children of the same God’ with such conviction during the last presidential debate remembers that line if given the political authority to send some of those children to bed hungry after inauguration day.”

Read at The Washington Post