The Welfare Boogeyman. The Trump administration wants to rebrand social programs that millions of Americans rely on as “welfare.” Will we fall for it? By Suzanne Mettler Ms. Mettler studies the way Americans think about the role government plays in their lives. July 23, 2018
Paul Ryan’s ‘inner city’ comment might mean he’s racist, but he sure is classist Does he think black people are lazy? He definitely thinks poor people are. And laws reinforce lawmakers with logic like that.
Race, Class, Safety Net, Social Problems, Stratification
North Carolina’s poorest hit by federal cuts: ‘Unless someone helps, we’re bust’ As Congress wrangles with whether to restore long-term unemployment benefits, North Carolina is already experiencing the hardship likely to unfold unless the program is restored
Unemployment, Poverty, Safety Net, Stratification, Social Problems