Tag Archives: Social Security

The New Republic: Opinion- Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig- “The Economist Magazine is Wrong About Welfare’s Impact on Family”: Why People on Welfare Should Be Encouraged to Work

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus As far as disability insurance, if you are physically and mentally able to working, meaning you don’t suffer from some physical or mental condition that makes it hard if not … Continue reading

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The Economist: Richard Davies Interviewing Zanny Minton-Beddoes- Time to Rethink Retirement

    Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat  This emphasizes the great need for improving the skills of workers, especially in America which ranks 39th in the world in education. That 1 in 5 Americans lives in … Continue reading

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The New America Foundation: Elliot Schreur- Asset Building, President Obama’s Myra Program

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When President Obama announced his MyRa program and expanding retirement savings in the State of the Union last week, he was talking about encouraging people to save for retirement. Which is … Continue reading

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New America Foundation: Staff Writers- Expanded Social Security: How to Empower Americans to Be Able to Plan Their Own Retirements

I agree that we should expand Social Security in America. Fifteen thousand dollars a year or whatever the minimal income for people who only have Social Security in their retirement years is simply not enough. And if we expanded in … Continue reading

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James Miller Center: FDR Fireside Chat 7- On the Social Security Act: The History of Social Security

Source:FRS FreeState “Edited version of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s seventh fireside chat, delivered April 28, 1935. For full audio and transcripts of presidential speeches, please visit http://millercenter.org/scripps/archi…” Source:James Miller Center: FDR Fireside Chat 7- On The Social Security Act When … Continue reading

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