Children Don’t Need to Suffer in Our Country

Children don’t ever need to suffer in our country. But they suffer all the time. And we watch it happening. We know we have hungry children, and children getting shuffled around foster care and then pushed into the streets, and we watch an increasing number of children die from bullets. We know that hapopens all the time, and we tsk and say, “It’s so tragic!” And raise up our hands like there’s nothing we can do but pray. But there IS PLENTY we can do. We can stop putting people in jail. We can stop bitching about 1% of our taxes buying FOOD for PEOPLE. We can hold the police accoutable when they murder children, and hold their chiefs and supervisors and departments accountable. We should work to ensure that a young working mother gets something more out of her hard work than just enough to make her lose…

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