Where's the Welfare State?

Udall, Morris K.
October 1962
New Republic;10/1/62, Vol. 147 Issue 14, p13
Comments on issues concerning the federal spending in the U.S. Overview on the spending plans for the present fiscal year; Evidence to the lack of proportion between federal spending and the population; Decline of welfare state programs; Comparison of the federal debt with state, local and private debt in the country; Comments on the personal income in the country.


Related Articles

  • 'Sodomitical Sins are Threefold': Typologies of Bestiality, Masturbation, and Homosexuality in Sweden, 1880-1950. Rydstr´┐Żm, Jens // Journal of the History of Sexuality;Jul2000, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p240 

    Most people lived in cities, where they no longer observed rural traditions. The strict hierarchical order of the old society had eroded: a workers' movement had succeeded in negotiating rules for the labor market, and women had entered the workforce The Church, while keeping many of its...

  • The U.S. 'Welfare State' and the Conservative Counterrevolution. Peterson, Wallace C. // Journal of Economic Issues (Association for Evolutionary Economi;Sep85, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p601 

    This article has three major objectives. The first is to examine the essential structure of the U.S. "welfare" state, a term given in this essay an expanded and more controversial interpretation than is usually the case. The second is to analyze the impact on this structure of the conservative...

  • AMERICAN AND EUROPEAN WELFARE STATES: SIMILAR CAUSES, SIMILAR EFFECTS. Lemieux, Pierre // CATO Journal;Spring/Summer2013, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p227 

    The article compares the U.S. and European welfare states and their connection to public debt in the wake of the 2009 European debt crisis. The author notes that welfare spending in the U.S. is focused more on health care and the elderly than in Europe in the form of Social Security and...

  • The Real Beneficiaries of the Welfare State. Kasper, Wolfgang // Quadrant Magazine;Jun2012, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p42 

    The article reports on the beneficiaries of the Welfare State. It notes that the social-democratic dream that has been promoted by the centre-Left and centre-Right has turned into a worldwide disaster. It mentions that public debts and budget deficits have shown that welfare states have gone...

  • Chapter 1: Class War and Welfare Reform. Cloward, Richard A.; Piven, Frances Fox; Katz, Arthur J.; Lurie, Abraham; Vidal, Carlos // Critical Social Welfare Issues: Tools for Social Work & Health C;1997, p13 

    This is Chapter 1 of the book "Critical Social Welfare Issues: Tools for Social Work and Health Care Professionals." It explains that welfare program in the U.S. provides a bare subsstence income to more than four million women raising children. It costs the federal government around $22 billion...

  • Locating the Canadian welfare state: Family policy and health care in Canada, Sweden, and the United States. Olsen, Gregg M. // Canadian Journal of Sociology;Winter1994, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p1 

    There is much disagreement regarding the nature of the Canadian welfare state. While some researchers maintain that Canada is a welfare laggard like the United States, others consider it to be relatively advanced, Such pronouncements have much to do with the particular model within which the...

  • Budget is a mix of good, bad news. Parra, Nicole // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;8/08/2003, Issue 323123, p25 

    Comments on the state budget plan in California. Increase in taxes; Possibility of debt in the next fiscal year; Maintenance of funding reductions in revenue.

  • Enjoying the Boom After Biting the Bullet. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;3/21/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32094, Special section p66 

    Forecasts the financial condition in Virginia in 2005. Percentage of projected growth in the fiscal year; Share of transportation funding in the state's biennial budget; Amount proposed in tax-exempt borrowing for project at higher education facilities.

  • BRITAIN'S WELFARE STATE. MacKenzie, Norman // New Republic;1/9/50, Vol. 122 Issue 2, p13 

    Focuses on the future of Britain's social services, which is going to be a big issue in the next elections. Achievements of the Welfare State by the Labour Government; Continuation of full employment; Raising the standard of life of millions of people to levels they had never known before; Cash...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics