The Welfare State of America
A manifesto on building social democracy in the age of austerity

Frase, Peter; Sunkara, Bhaskar
http://www.inthesetimes.com/article/13998/the_welfare_state_of_america

Publisher:  In These Times
Date Written:  22/10/2012
Year Published:  2012  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17780

A movement to expand the welfare state has the potential to foster a new majoritarian Left coalition. Republicans know this -- that’s why they manipulate the way welfare is perceived at every turn. The reality is that 96 percent of Americans have benefited from government programs, but the Right works hard to hide that fact.

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