Public programs less expensive than voucher programs
Michael Lind makes a very good case at Salon.com. Read it here.
Robert Kuttner made a similar point back in the 1980s with his book, "The Economic Illusion," which showed that universal programs, as opposed to means-tested programs, are both more efficient and more effective in reducing or abolishing poverty, and helping people overall.
Yet, corporate media presents almost wall to wall the opposite messages. And the wildest thing is that the corporate media is so often called "liberal." Imagine that.