The “undeserving” poor: The American welfare system has grown, but so have the ranks of the poor, and as the US tries to focus help on those deemed most worthy, millions of adults are getting squeezed

by Kristina Cooke, David Rohde and Ryan McNeill

The American welfare state has grown, but so have the ranks of the poor. As the U.S. tries to focus help on those deemed most worthy, millions of adults are getting squeezed.

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