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Social Security and the Golden Age: An Essay on the New American Demographic (Speaker's Corner)

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For more than 50 years Americans went to work each day comforted by knowing that at the time of their retirement, a monetary safety net in the form of Social Security would be there to help them. In the early part of the 21st century, this system has come under attack, both by alarmists fearing that the aging demographic of America will bankrupt the system as the baby boomers age and from those seeking to turn the tide back to the 1920s on what they feel is unjustified social welfare. In this timely work, former senator George McGovern, one of our greatest living political thinkers, points out that Social Security is not currently facing a crisis. Instead, McGovern shows that when properly secured, aging Americans, who are often seen as the source of any alleged Social Security crisis, are actually one of our country's greatest assets. A work of insight that will resonate both with Americans of any age, McGovern's book forces us to look at the wonderful benefits of our new demographic

Synopsis:

An American legend looks at Social Security and the promise of our oldest citizens.

About the Author

George McGovern served in the U.S. Senate for 18 years and was the 1972 Democratic candidate for president. He directed the first Food for Peace Program under former president John F. Kennedy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781555915896
Author:
Mcgovern, George S.
Publisher:
Fulcrum Group
Author:
McGovern, George
Author:
McGovern, George S.
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Retirement income
Subject:
Social security
Subject:
Government - U.S. Government
Subject:
Public Policy - Social Security
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Social security -- United States.
Subject:
Privatization -- United States.
Subject:
Politics-Political Science
Subject:
Security
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Speaker's Corner
Publication Date:
20051131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
7.3 x 4.6 x 0.4 in 3.5 oz
Age Level:
An Essay on the New American Demographic (Speaker'

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