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Social insurance programs support indigenous peoples, but glaring gaps remain

Indigenous peoples in the United States and across the world face elevated life risks – including serious illness, disability, early death, and loss of own or a spouse’s job or income. They also face high barriers in accessing social insurance and other safety net programs to protect them from these risks. As U.S. policy makers consider changes to core programs – Unemployment Insurance (UI), Social Security, Medicare,

October 9th, 2021|

In Memoriam: Jonathan Forman

Jonathan B. Forman, an Academy Member since 1998, passed away this week. Professor Forman was the Kenneth E. McAfee Centennial Chair in Law at the University of Oklahoma, where he taught courses on tax and pension law. Professor Forman was the Founding Co-Chair of the Alliance for Retirement Income’s Retirement

August 19th, 2021|

In Memoriam: Richard Trumka

Academy Member Richard Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO, passed away this week. When elected as Secretary-Treasurer of the AFL-CIO in 1995, he was President of the United Mine Workers of America. He became AFL-CIO President in 2009. Richard Trumka was a member of President Clinton’s Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and

August 6th, 2021|
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