ARTICLES BY TOPIC ¦ SOCIAL SECURITY: All articles in chronological order


GOP Elephants Crying Wolf ¦ Article The Chief, February 11, 2005

Does the Social Security Crisis Add Up? ¦ The New York Times, January 16, 2005

It's Simple: Social Security Is Very Complex ¦ Letter to the Editor, The Wall Street Journal, December 7, 2004

Social Security: Questions to Ask ¦ Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, December 1, 2004

Social Security is not in need of re-hashing ¦ Letter to the Editor, The Christian Science Monitor, August 12, 2004

Letters ¦ Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, April 11, 2004

The Shape of Social Security ¦ Letter to the Editor, The Christian Science Monitor, March 18, 2004

As Costs Swell, a Gloomier Outlook ¦ Interview, By David R. Francis The Christian Science Monitor, March 24, 2004

Re: Hard Truths are Avoided on Social Security ¦ Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, December 29, 2002

Social Security Tricks ¦ Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, June 22, 2002

Social Security Overhaul Questioned ¦ Interview by Donna Smith, Reuters, July 2, 2001
As panel readies report, some doubt need for changes...

Brawl Over Social Security ¦ Letter to the Editor, The Wall Street Journal, June 21, 2001
Moynihan and Parsons dredge up every discredited argument in their effort to justify privatization of Social Security...

Social Security Options ¦ Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, June 5, 2001
Workers under Social Security receive a yield now that will greatly exceed 7 percent for many...

Saving Social Security? ¦ Op-Ed, The Christian Science Monitor, May 23, 2001
The public is puzzled by President Bush's recent appointment of a 16-member Social Security commission...

Social Security's Long-Term Deficit: Does it Exist? ¦ Seminar, November 29, 2000
Panel of actuaries weigh evidence that Social Security does not have a long-term financial problem that needs fixing...

Vote results could put U.S. to test ¦ Interview by Lars-Erik Nelson, Daily News, November 5, 2000
We face a presidential election that could challenge the integrity of our 211-year-old system of government...

Staking Social Security ¦ Op-Ed, The Christian Science Monitor, October 30, 2000
Current proposals to privatize Social Security resemble the classic Ponzi scheme...

Social Security plans leave much unanswered ¦ Interview by William Neikirk, Chicago Tribune, October 26, 2000
Social Security faces a 21st Century funding crisis as the ratio of workers to retired people dips...

A Challenge, Not a Crisis ¦ Interview by Jane Bryant Quinn, Newsweek, July 3, 2000

Will Social Security Reform Float Wall Street's Boat? ¦ Interview by Brett D. Fromson, TheStreet.com, June 20, 2000

Social Security vs. Stock, Opinion ¦ Op-Ed, The Christian Science Monitor, June 19, 2000

Critique: The GAO's $0.5 million study fails to dispel disturbing doubts about Social Security's shaky actuarial projection ¦ May 3, 2000

Social Security Returns ¦ Letter to the Editor, Pensions and Investments, May 1, 2000

Why a Social Security 'crisis' grows more remote ¦ Interview by David R. Francis,
The Christian Science Monitor, April 12 2000

Cooking Social Security's 'Deficit ¦ Op-Ed, The Christian Science Monitor, January 4, 2000

Save Social Security? It's Already Solvent ¦ Interview by David R. Francis, The Christian Science Monitor, September 20, 1999

Where's the Payoff? Wall Street spent millions to promote the privatization of Social Security - an idea going increasingly awry. ¦ Interview, Investment Dealers' Digest, August 9, 1999

Carl Ponzi Returns: The privatization of Social Security harkens back to an old scheme
Op-Ed, Pensions and Investments, April 14, 1999

Ponzi Rebuttal (Response to David Langer) ¦ Letter to the Editor, Pensions and Investments, August 9, 1999

Response to Milton Evrati ¦ Letter to the Editor, Pensions and Investments, August 23, 1999

Social Security Finances Are in Fine Shape ¦ Article, Contingencies, May/June, 1999

MEMO RE: Social Security Actuaries's Changes in Methods and Assumptions,1979-1998
Prepared for Congressional Conference on Social Security, January 21, 1999

No Need to Act Yet on Changing Social Security ¦ Letter to the Editor, The New York Times, November 11, 1998

Buyer Beware Chile Pension Plan ¦ Op-Ed, New York Newsday, June 29, 1998

The Lesson of Chilean Social Security: CAVEAT EMPTOR! ¦ Article, Contingencies, March/April, 1998

Double-Income, Four Parents ¦ Letter to the Editor, The Wall Street Journal, February 11, 1998

Response by John McManus (World's Biggest Ponzi Scheme) ¦ Letter to the Editor, The Wall Street Journal, February 23, 1998

Response to John McManus (Ponzi Wouldn't Bother With Social Security) ¦ Letter to the Editor, The Wall Street Journal, March 13, 1998

Privatizing Social Security? ¦ Letter to the Editor, Pensions and Investments, July 21, 1997

Social Security: Sorting Fact from Fiction ¦ Article, Contingencies, March/April, 1997

A Safety Net Whets Wall St. Appetites; Social Security Proposals Could Mean Billions in Fees
Interview by Bret Fromson, The Washington Post, January 7, 1997

Social Fund Isn't Really a Ponzi Scheme of IOUs ¦ Op-Ed, Pensions and Investments,
June 24, 1996

Don't Rush Change (Response to David Langer) ¦ Letter to the Editor, Pensions and Investments, September 30, 1996

U.S. Government Bonds are Secure ¦ Letter to the Editor, The New York Times,
June 11, 1995


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