Social Security

Social Security is one of the great achievements of American democracy. It represents the best of our values – honoring our parents, respecting hard work, and supporting families. EOI is working to protect, strengthen and expand Social Security benefits by 1) increasing benefits for low earners and elderly survivors, 2) recognizing modern family structures, and 3) restoring the college benefit.


Research and Publications

Work ‘Till We Die [VIDEO]

Video | October 1, 2015

The loudest calls for cutting Social Security come from wealthy CEOs who will never have t

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Social Security 101

Presentation | August 14, 2015

Social Security is the bedrock of economic security for millions of children, as well as w

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Latest Blog Posts

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Social Security report shows healthy system in need of fine-tuning

Economic Opportunity Institute | July 17, 2017

Last week, the Social Security Trustees published their 269-page annual report on the heal

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Yes, it’s the Monday before the election and Robert Samuelson wants us to cut Social Security

Economic Opportunity Institute | November 7, 2016

Yep, he tells us the real national embarrassment is not having a racist, sexist, xenophobi

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Why it Matters

Just Scrap the Cap

The simple Social Security fix