- Helps families and children avoid extreme poverty.
- Improved the overall economy by injecting money into society when no one else was spending.
- Is an investment in the country's future since it helps children do better in school since they are not hungry
Krug debated Newt last night in Canada. Seems Krugman won, as his point of view won over the most of the audience who was undecided. Topic was: Should we tax the rich more?