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ArticlesOld Women in the Cold by Ruth Rosen, 01-30-2007
- No Mandate for Market Fundamentalism by Fred Block, 01-30-2007
- The President insists that his election victory paves the way for major new initiatives such as Social Security privatization. However, there is little evidence that the public embraces the right wing's long term hostility to our most successful and effective social program.
- Pessimistic Conservatives Cannot Fix Social Security by Fred Block, 01-30-2007
- The Administration’s push for radical reform of Social Security rests on the idea that it is impossible to solve the system’s long term financing problems. In reality, this pessimism is simply a consequence of their deep hostility to public spending.
- Retirement Security: A Moral Economy Proposal by Fred Block, 01-30-2007
- Fred Block applies the Moral Economy perspective to the debate about Social Security and other retirement programs. He proposes an alternative revenue source that would allow us to protect both present and future generations of retirees from economic hardship and insecurity.
- Bush's Defunct Economist by Fred Block, 01-30-2007
- The case for privatizing Social Security depends on an error of logic. If in the future, there are too few wage earners to support too many retirees, private accounts will not solve the problem.