Editorial; Confronting the high level of poverty
It is a sad reflection of the false promises and failure of our political leadership that California leads all other states in poverty. But it’s also the predictable consequence of policies which aggravate and perpetuate the problem.
Even amid strong economic growth, nearly one-in-five Californians live in poverty and many more struggle to make ends meet.
These pages have long brought attention to the failures of federal, state and local governments, and the follies proposed to ad...