An amazing piece of analysis produced by Evolve Media and the #GlobalPOV project at the Blum Center for Developing Economies at the University of California, Berkeley. Since they are a fancy university, they were kind enough to cite all of their sources for us to fact check.
Reagan’s Welfare Queen
Krugman, Paul. 2007. "Republicans and Race" New York Times
Levin, Josh. 2013. "The Welfare Queen"
Berfield, Susan. 2013. "Fast Food Wages Come With a $7 Billion Side of Public Assistance"
Ritholtz, Barry. 2013. "How McDonald's and Wal-Mart Became Welfare Queens"
Stackpole, Thomas. 2013. "New Report Shows How Walmart Forces Its Employees to Live on the Dole"
U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce. 2013. "The Low-Wage Drag on our Economy: Wal-Mart's Low Wages and Their Effect on Taxpayers and Economic Growth"
Mattera, Philip and Anna Purinton. 2004. "Shopping for Subsidies: How Wal-Mart Uses Taxpayer Money to Finance Its Never-Ending Growth (PDF)" Good Jobs First.
For much more on Walmart and tax subsidies, see Wal-Mart Subsidy Watch.
For a recent summary of these issues, see:
Quigley, Bill. 2014. "Ten Examples of Welfare for the Rich and Corporations"
Government Handouts and Welfare Dependency Statistics
Abramovitz, Mimi. 2001. "Everyone Is Still on Welfare: The Role of Redistribution in Social Policy" Social Work 46:4, 297-308.
Easterly, William. "The White Man's Burden: Why the West's Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good." Oxford University Press.
Fraser, Nancy and Linda Gordon. 1994. "A Genealogy of Dependency: Tracing a Keyword of the U.S. Welfare State" Signs 19:2, 309-336.
Galbraith, John Kenneth. 1958. "The Affluent Society." Mariner Books.
Guaranteed Minimum Income
Alinsky, Saul. 1971. "Rules for Radicals." Knopf Books.
Desai, Ashwin. 2002. "We are the Poors: Community Struggles in Post-Apartheid South Africa." Monthly Review Press.
Molyneux, Maxine. 2008. "Conditional Cash Transfers: A Pathway to Women's Empowerment?" Pathways Working Paper, IDS, Sussex, UK.
Pateman, Carole. 2004. "Democratizing Citizenship: Some Advantages of a Basic Income." Politics and Society32:1, 89-105.
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