of the Child, which protects the economic and social rights of children"
particularly in a rich country like the United States, the persistence of extreme poverty is a
political choice made by those in power"
"The cornerstone of American society is democracy, but it is being steadily
undermined, and with it the
the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. The principle of one person, one
vote applies in theory, but is increasingly far from the reality."