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July’s Harper’s Index

by Bill Hayes

Each issue of Harper’s contains Harper’s Index, a collection of interesting statistics. Excerpts from July’s Harper’s Index:

Value of food stamps used at U.S. military commissaries last year:  $66,978,704

Chances a child in school on a U.S. military base is eligible for free or reduced-cost meals:  2 in 5

Percentage of Mississippi families applying for welfare in 2016 who were accepted:  1.4 [more]