Tag Archives: Poverty

The Downward Spiral Of Social Security ‘Earnings Replacement Rates’ — Tweet With C-Span Video

Soc Security Benefit Replacement Rates — 32% By 2030, Clip #3 [01:17] @CSPANVL http://t.co/pUeTVDaHdX Watch–Soc Security Near-Retirees. — Hidden N Plain Sight (@RestOfTheStory3) May 14, 2013 Please take a moment to view this 1:17 minute video clip by clicking on … Continue reading

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‘Dismal’ Prospects: 1 in 2 Americans Are Now Poor Or Low Income

[Photo Credit: ‘Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California” (1936), National Media Museum’s Photostream, Flickr] Frightening, eh? Just think–literally every other person that you and I “lay eyes on” are no longer members of the much-vaunted Middle Class, to whom politicians on both … Continue reading

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