TITLE

A response to the Social Security 'smear campaign'

AUTHOR(S)
FERNALD, MARK
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
New Hampshire Business Review;10/21/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 22, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the negative responses concerning the Social Security's planned changes by raising taxes, lowering benefits, and delaying retirement age in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
67254901

 

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