When Big Business Backed Social Security
Contemporary conservatives call for the U.S. government to ditch Social Security in favor of private savings. But it wasn't always this way.
Can Universal Basic Income Achieve Economic Security?
A wealthy country like the United States needs a solution for improving the supply and fairness of work overall. Is universal basic income the way to go?
The Invention of Retirement
Retirement as a mass phenomenon didn’t start as a way for older people to enjoy themselves.
Social Security at 75
The Social Security Act was signed into law in 1935.