Inadequate coverage

Media coverage of the growing poverty and the decline of the middle class has been inadequate.

The problems we face are clear, as are some of the solutions: tax reform; national health care; electoral reform; insurance reform; and the elimination of gross corruption (legal and illegal).

Yet they gain little attention beyond vague motherhood-and-apple-pie generalities by candidates fielding puffball questions.

How can we expect an informed public to act as responsible citizens without information to balance the well-financed propaganda and vote-buying of special interests? Bill Ireland, San Anselmo, Calif.

Letters are welcome. Only a selection can be published, subject to condensation, and none acknowledged. Please address them to "Readers Write," One Norway St., Boston, MA 02115.

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