Food stamps, Social Security, and Medicaid are not the only, or even the largest, social welfare programs in America. Professor Suzanne Mettler reveals how hidden benefits in the tax code promote inequality and how to make them more visible.
For more on this topic
- Read her two-page brief, Why Americans Can't See Government - And Why It Matters.
- Check out this article in New York Times with profiles on who buys homes in America and the impacts of the home mortgage-interest deduction.