Extreme Poverty in the United States, 1996 to 2011Quicklink submitted by Sister Begonia Permalink
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|Recently, there has been considerable discussion in the news media and by presidential candidates about the fact that nearly half of American households receive government benefits2. However, a recent study suggests that a declining proportion of these benefits go to the poor3, and what does go to the poor is more often in the form of in-kind benefits than cash.|
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