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Corporations, Congress Go After U.S. Pensions

Tue Nov 01, 2005 10:50 pm

Great article on this subject by this noted team. Check it out
on the newstand or the library...

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The Broken Promise
It was part of the American Dream, a pledge made by corporations to their workers: for your decades of toil, you will be assured of retirement benefits like a pension and health care. Now more and more companies are walking away from that promise, leaving millions of Americans at risk of an impoverished retirement. How can this be legal? A TIME investigation looks at how Congress let it happen and the widespread social insecurity it's causing.

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/0,926 ... 31,00.html