Stop the Drive to Dismantle Social Security

Alan Simpson the former Senator from Wyoming has been tasked with convincing the public that there is an urgent crisis in our Social Security system that demands deep drastic and destructive cuts to the program during the lame duck session of Congress at the end of the year. In order to confuse people about what his proposal actually does he says that he is "doing it for the young people."

Having read the the Bowles-Simpson plan we know that it cuts Social Security benefits for young people the most—the younger you are, the bigger the cut. Knowing this, Social Security Works gathered a group of young experts who didn’t see how Simpson’s plan to cut the system would help save it:

Having read the the Bowles-Simpson plan we know that it cuts Social Security benefits for young people the most—the younger you are, the bigger the cut. Knowing this, we recently challenged you to discuss the effects your plan would have on younger people in an open and public forum, a challenge you accepted and then backed out of.

For more information, visit http://www.strengthensocialsecurity.org/youngexperts



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