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Response to TheWraith (Original post)

Tue Jun 5, 2012, 02:54 PM

3. Until the Labor Movement

won pensions for wage earners people worked until they died. Social Security provided benefits for those without pensions and was expanded to include every one. Over the past 30 years fewer and fewer wage earners have a private pension and only about 50% of the work force has a 401K so people are working longer because they cannot afford to retire. Then you have people like the CEO if AIG who is 70 and not stepping down.... We have become a nation obsessed with money and the things money can buy.... We seem to be cheerfully eating our young and there doesn't seem to be much will to stop it.

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