Is Social Security Broke?: A Cartoon Guide to the Issues (Paperback)

by Barbara R. Bergmann, Jim Bush, Jim Bush

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A funny, smart, and engaging book on Social Security? You bet! Let Bill and Betty Boomer, their parents Ed and Ethel Elderly, and the young married Steve and Sue Sprout take you through the thickets of this thorny issue. You will come to understand why people are so worried about Social Security, how it operates, how we can keep it going, the problems we would face under a privatized system, and why Americans have always chosen to shore up this important program. You will learn about the system and the current debates surrounding it--and find yourself enjoying it at the same time.Barbara R. Bergmann is Professor Emerita, University of Maryland and The American University. Jim Bush is the editorial cartoonist for the "Providence Journal."

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Published
31/10/2000

Publisher
The University of Michigan Press

ISBN
9780472067435


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