Wednesday, February 1, 2012

How Social Security Really Began

Over at Bloomberg, Kristin Aguilera, the deputy director of the Museum of American Finance and the editor of Financial History magazine, has a nice discussion of Social Security’s history, including the note that it was another Roosevelt – Teddy – who first proposed a social insurance program to protect against poverty in old age.

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