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Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Raising Social Security Age Gets Bipartisan Look


“In a rare departure from this year’s intense political posturing over the soaring budget deficit, House leaders of both parties recently signaled that they are prepared to tackle a leading long-term liability — Social Security — by raising the retirement age.” (Washington Times, Wednesday)

Can a private pension plan change the terms unilaterally like that?

FEE Timely Classic
“The Shady Origins of Social Security” by Sheldon Richman