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Author Altman, Nancy J., 1950- author.

Title Social security works! : why social security isn't going broke and how expanding it will help us all / Nancy J. Altman and Eric R. Kingson ; foreword by David Cay Johnston.

Publication Info. New York : The New Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    368.43 ALT    Staff Reported Missing
Description xix, 299 pages ; 22 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I: The Facts -- Chapter 1: The Changing Conversation -- Chapter 2: Social Security Works for All Generations -- Part II: The Challenges -- Chapter 3: The Precarious Lives of Today's Old -- Chapter 4: The Coming Retirement Income Crisis -- Chapter 5: The Debt Owed to Those Who Care -- Chapter 6: The New Gilded Age -- Part III: The Solutions -- Chapter 7: Expand Social Security for All Generations -- Chapter 8: Paying the Bill -- Part IV: The Threats -- Chapter 9: The Billionaires' War Against Social Security -- Chapter 10: The Conventional "Wisdom" is Just Plain Wrong -- Part V: Next Steps -- Chapter 11: The Threat is Great, The Stakes are High -- Chapter 12: Passing Social Security Forward: A Legacy for All Generations -- Appendix I: Additional Explanation about How Social Security Works -- Appendix II: Additional Information about Social Security Works All Generations Plan and Other Proposals, including Cost and Revenue Estimates -- Appendix III: Descriptions of Various Social Security Expansion Legislative Bills and Experts' Plans -- Appendix IV: Leading Organizations Working to Expand Social Security.
Subject Social security -- United States
Social security -- Government policy -- United States
Social security -- United States -- Forecasting.
Added Author Kingson, Eric R. author.
ISBN 9781620970379 paperback
1620970376 paperback

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