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Harry Targ : The Campaign Against Social Security

Rep. Paul Ryan talks to media April 1, 2008, about his budget plan. Ryan wants to privatize Social Security. Photo by AP.The media relaunches the campaign against social security The addition of Congressman Paul Ryan to the Romney ticket is … finish reading Harry Targ : The Campaign Against Social Security

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BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : ‘The People’s Pension’ and the War Against Social Security

‘The People’s Pension’:The war against social security The opponents of this program are not interested in saving money, a fairer distribution of benefits, or helping the elderly. They are serving an ideological agenda of social Darwinism. By Ron Jacobs | … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : ‘The People’s Pension’ and the War Against Social Security

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Lamar W. Hankins : Are Bush and Perry Birds of a Feather?

What did you learn in school today? Dubya and Perry read to school children. Image from Addicting Info.If you liked George W., you’ll love Rick Perry By Lamar W. Hankins / The Rag Blog / September 5, 2011 For those … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Are Bush and Perry Birds of a Feather?

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David P. Hamilton : How Social Security Works in the U.S. and France

Social Security building at Rennes, France. Image from Wikimedia Commons.Letters from France IV:Social Security in the U.S. and France In France the system is more costly, more complicated, and provides more benefits, but employers and the wealthy pay a higher … finish reading David P. Hamilton : How Social Security Works in the U.S. and France

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David P. Hamilton : Social Security in the U.S. and France

Social Security building at Rennes, France. Image from Wikimedia Commons.Letters from France IV:Social Security in the U.S. and France In France the system is more costly, more complicated, and provides more benefits, but employers and the wealthy pay a higher … finish reading David P. Hamilton : Social Security in the U.S. and France

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Ted McLaughlin : Americans Don’t Want to Gamble With Social Security

Cartoon from Donklephant.Americans aren’t buying thelies about social security New polls show that idea of cutting Social Security is not popular with the American public. By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / January 24,2011 During the Great Depression one … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Americans Don’t Want to Gamble With Social Security

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Joan Wile : Gray Panthers Fight Social Security Cuts on Capitol Hill

Image from People’s World.Gray Panthers to Deficit Commission:Don’t mess with our social securityBy Joan Wile / The Rag Blog / November 23, 2010 Representatives of the national Gray Panthers went to Capitol Hill in November to present their position regarding … finish reading Joan Wile : Gray Panthers Fight Social Security Cuts on Capitol Hill

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Eric W. Dolan : Rick Perry Says Social Security is ‘Ponzi Scheme’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Photo from AP.Texas Gov. Rick Perry: Let states opt out of Social Security Eric W. Dolan / November 7, 2010 See “Yo, America. It’s Texas. We’ve got another one for ya!” by James Moore, Below. Appearing … finish reading Eric W. Dolan : Rick Perry Says Social Security is ‘Ponzi Scheme’

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Health Care Reform : Framing the Issue

FDR signs the Social Security Act. Photo from Felton M. Johnston Collection / University of Mississippi Libraries.Historical thumbnail:Insurance reform and social securityBy Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / December 22, 2009 For the past few weeks Americans who … finish reading Health Care Reform : Framing the Issue

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FDR-Bashing and Right Wing Economics

How much can Obama learn from FDR? Graphic from Economic Policy Journal. The right wing economic ideologues had their chance and got what they wanted in terms of deregulation, union busting, deficit spending and war. And the results are now … finish reading FDR-Bashing and Right Wing Economics

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