Via Newsbusters:

Even more appalling than the mindless screed “The Kids Are Not All Right” itself is the fact that the New York Times chose to feature it on its Op-Ed page today. Author Joel Bakan’s simplistic, socialistic message: today’s children are under assault from capitalism, or as Bakan frames it, “for-profit corporations.” In Bakan’s view, the ills afflicting today’s kids — from fascination with social media, to obesity, prescription drug use and chemical exposure — are to be laid at the feet of those e-e-e-v-i-l for-profits.

Bakan yearns for the good old days of 1959, when children were supposedly protected by — ready? — the United Nations.

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