The staggeringly widespread use of Food Stamps
30 Nov 2009
With food stamp use at record highs and climbing every month, a program once scorned as a failed welfare scheme now helps feed one in eight Americans and one in four children.
That’s 12.5% of the U.S. population and 25% of children in America rely at least partly on Food Stamps.
No surprise that the NYT has also created an info-graphic to make some of the data easier to digest (pardon the pun).
[via Daring Fireball]