by Steven Hill, American Prospect, May 12, 2016
Proposals abound to overhaul the Social Security system via means-testing, raising the retirement age, or price adjustments. But the real solution to a fairer, more stable retirement system is Social Security expansion.
(Excerpt from the author’s new book, “Expand Social Security Now: How to Ensure Americans Get the Retirement They Deserve,” published by Beacon Press)
Increasing numbers of workers now find themselves on shaky ground, turned into freelancers, temps, contractors, and part timers.…