December 1, 2009

Foreclosures and food stamps

One in 10 Americans now face the risk of losing their homes due to foreclosure, and food stamp usage in the U.S. soars. Ben Merens and his guests discuss the Treasury Department's announcement strengthening protections for homeowners under the Home Affordable Modification Program and the growing numbers of Americans' reliance on food stamps. Listen here.

David Abromowitz, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress. Thomas Hirschl, Professor of Sociology, Cornell University