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Op-Ed: It’s Time to Scrap the Cap

May 21, 2015 Research, Resources 0 Comments

This week marks the time of the year when the 1 percent, our nation’s wealthiest, get a tax break as they stop contributing to the Social Security fund from their pay checks. For most of us, we’ll continue paying that same percentage of our earnings for the rest of the year.

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INCOME INEQUALITY: Hidden Economic Cost of Prevailing Approaches to Pension Reforms

May 21, 2015 Research, Resources 0 Comments

The struggle for social and economic justice in the United States cannot be won unless we address the issue of rising income inequality. Income inequality is related to many challenges we face in America today, including retirement security. Do pension reforms of the past three decades exacerbate income inequality? Does rising income inequality in turn dampen the economy? The purpose of this study is to address these questions

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