An Analysis of the Development and Rationales of the United States Income Security System 1776-1980: An Analysis

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1981 - Počet stran: 68

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Strana 26 - This security for the individual and for the family concerns itself primarily with three factors. People want decent homes to live in; they want to locate them where they can engage in productive work; and they want some safeguard against misfortunes which cannot be wholly eliminated in this man-made world of ours.
Strana 27 - The right of every family to a decent home; The right to adequate medical care and the opportunity to achieve and enjoy good health; The right to adequate protection from the economic fears of old age, sickness, accident, and unemployment; The right to a good education.
Strana 27 - People who are hungry and out of a job are the stuff of which dictatorships are made. In our day these economic truths have become accepted as self-evident. We have accepted, so to speak, a second Bill of Rights under which a new basis of security and prosperity can be established for all, regardless of station, race or creed.
Strana 27 - An act to provide for the general welfare by establishing a system of Federal old-age benefits, and by enabling the several states to make more adequate provisions for aged persons, blind persons, dependent and crippled children, maternal and child welfare, public health, and the administration of their unemployment compensation laws; to establish a Social Security Board; to raise revenue: and for other purposes...
Strana 27 - The detailed report of the Committee sets forth a series of proposals that will appeal to the sound sense of the American people.
Strana 21 - An Act for the Promotion of the Welfare and Hygiene of Maternity and Infancy, and for other Purposes.
Strana 35 - ... encourage the domestic consumption of such commodities or products by diverting them, by the payment of benefits or indemnities or by other means, from the normal channels of trade and commerce or by increasing their utilization through benefits, indemnities, donations or by other means, among persons in low-income groups as determined by the Secretary of Agriculture...
Strana 27 - This law, too, represents a cornerstone in a structure which is being built but is by no means complete.
Strana 27 - ... supporting old persons will be a heavy load on future generations regardless of any legislation that may be enacted. Pensions sufficient for a decent subsistence for all of the aged who are dependent upon the public for support are approved by the overwhelming majority of the people of this country. In order to reduce the pension costs and also to more adequately provide for the needs of those not yet old but who will become old in time, we recommend a contributory annuity system on a compulsory...
Strana 27 - An unemployment compensation system should be constructed in such a way as to afford every practicable aid and incentive toward the larger purpose of employment stabilization.

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