How the United States
Became a Welfare State
Second: America has been slower than other countries to embrace welfare.
Third: States play a large role in running the welfare programs.
Fourth: nongovernmental organizations play a large role in welfare.
Majoritarian Welfare Programs
- Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI)
- Unemployment Insurance (UI)
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Food Stamps
- Earned Income Tax Credit
These programs are very helpful to the people who are eligible to receive the benefits. Especially for the unemployed and needy.