THE UNEQUAL STATE OF AMERICA
By KRISTINA COOKE, DAVID ROHDE AND RYAN MCNEILL
The American welfare state is bigger than ever, but so are the ranks of the poor. As the U.S. focuses on those deemed most worthy, millions of adults get squeezed. That is clear in Indiana, which has seen a surge in poverty.
The story above cites the Institute's Cliff Effect report and is the third of a three part series examining increasing inequality in America. For the full series, please visit: http://www.reuters.com/subjects/income-inequality