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    for contributing to the blogathon, floridagal!

    "HandsOffMySS" Blogathon: March 25th thru March 29th, 2013
    Diary Schedule - All Times Eastern Standard


    Social security is a concept enshrined in Article 22 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which states that Everyone, as a member of society, has the right to social security.

    A limited form of the Social Security program began, during President Franklin D. Roosevelt's first term, as a measure to implement "social insurance" during the Great Depression of the 1930s, when poverty rates among senior citizens exceeded 50 percent.

    Let your voice be heard.

    Members of the Daily Kos group Social Security Defenders have organized this bogathon to promote the truth about the financial condition of the Social Security trust fund, and the impacts of various so called reforms and fixes.

    Understanding how benefits are calculated, the History of Social Security, where the Wisconsin Idea came from, and how over the years changes have been made to Social Security, all increase awareness and hopefully improve the discussion.

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    10:00 am:Roger Fox
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    5:00 pm: floridagal
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    "Justice is a commodity"

    by joanneleon on Thu Mar 28, 2013 at 04:20:42 PM PDT

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