TITLE

Insuring America

PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
New Republic;2/28/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 7, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the values surrounding the debate for U.S. Social Security reform. Observation that the reasons for Social Security privatization are value-based more than financially-based; Benefits of privatization, as argued by U.S. President George W. Bush, which include patriotism and independence; Observation that investing private accounts in large, multinational corporations would just as likely undercut U.S. interests, and thus would not be patriotic; Poll showing that seniors overwhelmingly oppose Bush's plans, even though those plans would not affect them.
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