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Soc Sec XIX: Narratology of ‘Crisis’

I have said a number of times in posts and comments here that the numbers on Social Security are all extremely important, because paradoxically little of the debate about ‘crisis’…

Boskin on Social Security: Abuse of Utility Theory

Michael Boskin makes his case for Bush’s Social Security deform, while Max Sawicky provides the critique. Max briefly touched on two aspects of Michael’s paper that relate to utility theory….

The mindless canard stating as unexplained fact that it would be worse to expand the federal government by a third in order to accommodate single-payer healthcare insurance than it is to have private, for-profit health insurance companies playing this role instead

…health plan, make public universities free, expand Social Security, spend big on infrastructure, create universal child-care and pre-K programs, provide federal jobs for young people and bail out struggling pension…