The Society Pages
Suzanne Mettler on The Submerged State
by Sarah Shannon, Apr 17, 2012, at 02:25 pm
This episode we talk with Suzanne Mettler about her new book, The Submerged State: How Invisible Government Policies Undermine American Democracy. Mettler explains how indirect incentives, subsidies, and tax breaks have come to dominate US social policy, but remain unseen and underappreciated by most Americans.