The Least Among Us
Waging the Battle for the VulnerableBook - 2017
The outspoken Connecticut Congresswoman s impassioned defence of social programmes. Growing up in New Haven, Connecticut, DeLauro saw firsthand how vulnerable hard-working people are in the face of corporate indifference and government neglect. From fatal industrial fires to devastating childhood poverty, DeLauro witnessed it all - and emerged convinced that social programs are worth fighting for. Worker protections, Social Security, unemployment insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps, and housing assistance fulfil America's promise of opportunity for everyone.
Publisher: New York : The New Press, 2017.
Copyright Date: ©2017
Characteristics: 276 pages ; 22 cm