Why White People Hate Welfare with Rachel Wetts

Premiere DateJul 4, 2018
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:51 Rachel Wetts
02:02 Prior Research on Racial Coding of Welfare
04:12 Withdrawing Support for Welfare Programs
05:57 Surprising/Counterintutiive Findings
09:32 Importance of Research & Evidence Behind Opinions
10:40 Outro
11:10 Velvet Kids Tracy Bryant
15:43 Finish

Rachel Wetts joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring white racial resentment for welfare programs, entitled “Privilege on the Precipice.”

Rachel Wetts is a Ph.D candidate in sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. Click here to read more about the study.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…