Latest Social Policy And Society News

by on December 22, 2011

Entitlements vs. the poor
Even with the most rational health and pension policies and even if the tax system were changed to take a bigger bite out of the top 1 percent, the aging of American society will mean fewer working people supporting each retiree. …
Read more on Washington Post

The Social Muddle at Sojourners
Our society should support common ground policies that dramatically reduce the abortion rate by preventing unwanted pregnancies, providing meaningful alternatives and necessary supports for women and children, and reforming adoption laws. …
Read more on Acton Institute (blog)

AD reiterates its calls for social policies aimed at reducing poverty
AD repeated its view that policies are needed which aim to reduce inequalities in Maltese society. It was reacting to the European Commission's publication on the social and economic situation of EU members. Angele Deguara, spokesperson for social …
Read more on Malta Independent Online

White House scores with its #40dollars campaign
White House social media gurus took to twitter Tuesday afternoon after it was clear Congress would adjourn without extending the payroll tax holiday. Their question to tweeps? What does $ 40 – the average amount Americans will lose from each paycheck if …
Read more on CNN (blog)

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