US Budget: Money Worries

What kind of safety net is the United States (US) prepared to pay for? mWhat kind of government intervention in the private sector is appropriate after the biggest recession since the Great Depression? What kind of tax burden should be shared, especially by the wealthiest Americans? Those questions lie at the heart of each of the painful clashes over the budget and deficit between Republicans and Democrats this year.

The World Today Updated 13 October 2020 Published 1 May 2011 4 minute READ

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