Tag: Social Security

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Social Security for All?

The pandemic has exposed the systemic failures of America’s inadequate welfare state. It’s time to start over. By: MIMI …

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Over 110,000 Americans Died While Waiting to Qualify for Their Social Security Disability Benefits in the Last Decade

Americans waited an average of more than two years for benefits decisions from the government during the past decade. …

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate and businessman Andrew Yang poses for a selfie during a forum held by gun safety organizations the Giffords group and March For Our Lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. October 2, 2019.  REUTERS/Steve Marcus

Andrew Yang and the Yang Gang echoes Francis Townsend and the Townsend Clubs during the Great Depression

Entrepreneur and political novice Andrew Yang is hoping a wild gambit will help him win the Democratic presidential nomination: …

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Could social security be the foundation for a growing basic income system?

Basic Income is everywhere these days. The idea that anyone could receive monthly payments to supplement–or even replace–their regular …