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America's COVID response failed our children
Subtitled “For the past two years, Americans have accepted more harm to children in exchange for less harm to adults”, the New York Times, long a supporter of closing down American society for an extended period when COVID appeared, has an article on the devastating impact that policy had on American children.

The writer begins his article: “I have long been aware that the pandemic was upending children’s lives. But until I spent time pulling together data and reading reports, I did not understand just how alarming the situation had become.”
Falling behind academically across the board, in every subject. Academic achievement crisis. Mental health trauma to a national state of emergency level. Rising suicide attempts. Uptick in disruptive behavior.  
I don’t think America has really cared about  the society-wide welfare of our children since the 1970s "Me" generation...

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