This five page backgrounder reviews key social insurance programs that protect human dignity and the common good and foster economic justice. Social Security, Medicare, and Pension plans are explained as well is the difference these programs have made in the lives of elderly and disabled persons. Includes the top ten Social Security Facts from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
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