FDR signing the 1935 SS Act (click image for person key)

The Reading List

Definitely a work in progress, please suggest your favorites. I just ask that they emphasize Social Security and other social insurance programs.

Dean Baker and Mark Weisbrot, 1999 Social Security: the Phony Crisis

Nancy Altman, 2008 The Battle for Social Security: From FDR's Vision to Bush's Gamble