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The State Of The Social Safety Net
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The State Of The Social Safety Net

The State Of The Social Safety Net

The State Of The Social Safety Net
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This week we look at the state of the social safety net in the United States. Given the forecast of a prolonged economic downturn, the country will have to rethink social services such as unemployment insurance, healthcare, and retirement. Madeleine Brand talks with Jeff Zinsemeyer from the Doorways to Dreams program, an initiative that helps people with low incomes figure out ways to save money for the future.

You can read listeners' ideas about how to fix the social safety net on our blog.

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