HNN Hot Topics: Social Security






Old-style Social Security card. Credit: Social Security Administration.

  • Eric Laursen: Did Monica Lewinsky Really Save Social Security? (8-13-12)
  • Dean Baker: The Solution to the Budget Deficit ... The Peter G. Peterson Intergenerational Fairness Tax Credit (2-23-09)
  • Marc Goldwein: Once Again Social Security's on the Table (7-29-08)
  • Mark Weisbrot: BAT BOY Lives - As Do Myths About Social Security (11-15-07)
  • William C. Kashatus: Imagine What FDR Would Say about Bush's Social Security "Reforms" (6-11-05)
  • Edward Berkowitz: The 4 Historical Misunderstandings About Social Security (5-29-05)
  • Dana Milbank: Bush's Challenge and FDR's Were Far Different in Promoting Social Security Reform (4-26-05)
  • Jeffrey L. Pasley: How History Helped Me Realize the Importance of Social Security (4-1-05)
  • Hendrik Hertzberg: George Bush, Ingrate (Re: Social Security) (3-28-05)
  • Mark Weisbrot and Dean Baker: Let's Be Honest About Social Security (4-1-05)
  • Edward Berkowitz: Proposed Major Overhauls of Social Programs Usually Fail (3-13-05)
  • Robert Brent Toplin: Social Security, George W. Bush--And the"L" Word (No, Not Liberalism) (3-14-05)
  • Peter Grier: Why Reforming Social Security in 2005 Is Harder than It Was in 1983 (3-11-05)
  • Sidney Blumenthal: On Social Security, Bush Is Borrowing from Alf Landon's Playbook (3-3-05)
  • Rick Shenkman: When Did Social Security Become the Third Rail of American Politics? (3-6-05)
  • Paul C. Light: The Last Time We Fixed Social Security (3-5-05)
  • Max Skidmore: Why Privatizing Social Security Is a Terrible Idea (2-28-05)
  • Steven Mufson: How FDR and Bush Differ on Social Security (2-20-05)
  • Daniel Gross: Social Security Bashing ... An Historical Perspective (1-16-05)
  • Dean Baker & Mark Weisbrot: Privatizing Social Security ... A Cure Worse than the Cold (2000)
  • Dean Baker & Mark Weisbrot: The Numbers Game (2000)
  • Dean Baker & Mark Weisbrot: A Social Security Primer (2000)
  • Max Skidmore: Viewing Social Security Calmly (2000)
  • Mark Weisbrot: Bush and Gore Are Misleading the Public About Social Security (2000)
  • Dean Baker: How John McCain Misleads the Public About Social Security (2000)

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