Expanded Social Security

Conversations about the nation’s budget should be about spending priorities and the resources necessary to accomplish them: the people, materials and time. And those conversations should include the benefits of those spending priorities to the well-being of we, the People.This page is for links to research, proposals and commentary related to defending and expanding Social Security. An example of nice things we — the people — can have.

Background & Research

Historical Background And Development Of Social Security Social Security Administration

Financial Aspects of the Social Security “Problem”
— Stephanie Bell Kelton (@StephanieKelton), L. Randall Wray, Center for Full Employment and Price Stability June 2000

Does Social Security Need Saving? Providing for Retirees throughout the Twenty-first Century
— Dimitri B. Papadimitriou, L. Randall Wray The Jerome Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 1999

Response

Here‘s a Kelton Twitter thread on Social Security, Medicare, and payroll taxes.

On the Security of Social Security
— Max Mastellone (@MaxMastellone), Medium, Aug 24, 2018