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The children will pay – again

Helen Finkelstein
Friday September 28, 2001


Who will pay for the recent attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon? It looks as if, once again, it will be children who pay the price. 

In Afghanistan: When the United States attacks Third World countries, it is the weakest people – especially children – who are killed by bombs, and by the starvation and epidemics that follow. 

In the United States: Across America, there are thousands of children who are hungry, living in shelters, attending inadequate schools. The billions of dollars that will be spent on a military campaign could be used to feed, house, and educate these children. They will pay with their stunted lives. 

What kind of country does not care about the next generation? We can stop this military madness now! 


Helen Finkelstein