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government"s pension swindle and the socialist answer.
Independent Labour Party.
by New Leader Ltd in Glasgow
The Finance and Industry Column from the May issue of the Socialist Standard The Increase in Accidents Elsewhere in this issue is a quotation from the Socialist Standard May about the increase of accidents in industry in the years to The accident figures continued to increase and in reached ,, though the deaths. On their own, pensions were the largest long-term liability for 29 of the 50 biggest governments in fiscal Debt led the way for 20 of them, while other post-employment benefits was the biggest liability for one government. Unfunded pension crisis continues.
In , the Irish government passed a law which placed a % levy on assets held in private pensions for 4 years. The Irish tax on private pensions was made in response to a larger financial crisis and the need to increase government revenues. Ireland isn’t the only country in recent history to seize private investments. Queensland, which used to be praised for the work of its Labour Government both by the Labour Party and the I. L. P. under such misleading titles as “Socialism in Queensland,” gives a typical example of the way in which the class struggle of capitalism brings to failure the efforts of Labour Parties to administer the system.
The same historical incoherence applies to Sanders’s so-called wealth tax. We had one in France, imposed by a socialist government in the s. It appealed to demagogic instincts but failed to bring much money into state coffers. France didn’t have enough wealthy people to pay for all the socialist extravagances. Cutting big government sounds great in theory, but few lobbies support the principle of giving up government-conferred benefits, whereas hundreds of lobbies fight to keep and enlarge them. The history of Obamacare illustrates the point. Republicans raged against it and denounced it as socialism.
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I have just reordered this book although I read it in the ths. It is a very significant prophecy of what is causing the bankruptcy of local governments and the critical debt problems of state governments. The pension liabilities have exceeded any possibility of being met with existing revenue intake/5(5).
One part of the answer may be seen in one of the Tea Party's favourite films 'Network', another in the closed and segregated media world described well by Evgeny Morozov in his book 'The Net Delusion', where people only mix with like-minded people and any deviation results in expulsion, where right-wing blog links to right-wing blog in an 4/5(28).
Socialism is a loaded word in the U.S., but Social Security -- one of the nation's most popular benefit programs -- is wholly government-run. Democratic Socialism Democratic socialism took firm root in European politics after World War I. Socialist democratic parties actively participated in government in Great Britain, Germany, Sweden, Belgium, the Netherlands, and other nations.
Socialism also became a powerful force in parts of Latin America, Asia, and Africa. McKie, James The Government's Pension Swindle, and the Socialist Answer Independent Labour Party.
McMillan, Margaret The Bard at the Brass Independent Labour Party. McMillan, Margaret New Life in our Schools Women's Cooperative Guild. McMillan, Margaret The Beginnings of Education Independent Labour Party. So when the Spanish government had sought in to cut pension entitlements it sparked off a general strike.
In France Alain Juppé's government attacked public sector pensions. Juppé tried transferring pensions from the 'caisses', with their trade union nominated staff, to the government. Certainly the greatest swindle of modern times - the pensions racket of the late s and early s - could never have worked without a big bribe from the government.
Private pensions are superior to both government and corporate pensions Why do liberals think Social Security and pensions are socialism. For the same reason they think being a business owner taking a higher salary than employees is greed.
Liberals do not understand the entire system of how money works. They see people getting money and. Last month, the Washington, D.C.-based Pew Center on the States found 34 states aren't adequately funding employee pension funds at even 80 percent of long-term obligations.
Four states, including Kentucky, have less than 55 percent of the money set aside to assure the liquidity of pension funds, according to the Pew research.
Bernie, I’ll concede your point about public libraries, but the police and fire departments are most definitely not socialist institutions.
Posted on Mar 24th,PM, User Since months ago, User Post Count: 17, The Social Security Swindle, how anyone can drop out Hardcover Publisher: Freedom Books (February ) Government Pensions: Get the Most Out of Your Retirement and Medical Benefits (Social Security, Revised and Expanded Edition The Social Security Answer Book.
Inthe Socialist Party USA ran a presidential campaign for the first time in 20 years; the candidates were Frank P. Zeidler, former Mayor of Milwaukee, for President and J. Quinn Brisben, a Chicago school teacher, for Vice President.
In the Socialist ticket was David McReynolds, a pacifist on the staff of the War ResistersFile Size: KB. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Socialism, corruption and tyranny are inseparable. Each requires the others to exist and to function.
As the present Presidential administration seeks to implement socialist policies, they are, in fact, violating the limits placed on government by the U.S. Constitution and committing specific acts of corruption and tyranny. It’s easy to connect the dots to see how this.
Socialism. Americans Are Still Confused About What Socialism Actually Is Soviet revolutionary Vladimir Lenin used the motto, "Land to the peasants, peace to. Pensions are typically workplace retirement plans, in which an employer makes contributions to a pool of funds on behalf of employees.
Social Security is handled by the federal government and. THE SOCIALIST PARTY SAYS. Cuts and climate change cause floods. 19 February Two storms in a week brought some of the worst floods in living memory, killing at least five people and damaging thousands of homes. Big business didn't send the rain.
But the distorted priorities of the profit-obsessed capitalist system are to blame for the misery. The American Left dreams of importing the Nordic democratic-socialist model, but much of what they believe about the system is a myth.
In his book Back to Work (), pension Author: Nima Sanandaji. A pension you can receive if you are 65 years of age or older and have lived in Canada for at least 10 years - even if you have never worked. Guaranteed Income Supplement. A benefit you may be eligible to collect if you are an Old Age Security recipient with low income.
Allowance for people aged 60 to Benefit available to the spouses or. Declaring bankruptcy would allow state governments to override laws and state constitutional provisions that guarantee the pension benefits of retired public workers. For pension funds, this redefine prudent investments in a major way, as the traditional anchors of pension fund, U.S.
Treasuries, no longer were the source of % basic income, from which. Sanders, 77, has, in fact, amassed an estimated $ million fortune from real estate, investments, government pensions—and earnings from three books, including the hit Our Revolution: A Author: Chase Peterson-Withorn.