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

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Preserve, Protect, Pass On

Issue Brief | September 7, 2016

Summary Social Security is a longstanding success of our democratic system. It provides fi

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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Latest Blog Posts

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Social Security: The Swiss Army Knife of American public policy

Aaron Keating | November 3, 2017

The next time you hear a Very Serious Person’s pronouncement about Social Security’s suppo

Seattle’s Encouraging Move Towards Universal Retirement Coverage

John Burbank | October 2, 2017

Seattle Mayor Tim Burgess has announced his intention to implement a retirement savings pl

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Why it Matters

Just Scrap the Cap

The simple Social Security fix