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Social Security: A Primer

A Brief History Social Security is a federal program that taxes workers’ income in order to provide benefits to retired people, those who are unemployed, disabled persons, and the families of retired, disabled, or deceased workers. Today’s program was born out of the economic hardships of the 1920s and 30s. As industrial jobs replaced agriculture, […]

California Train Accidents Pose Serious Problems for Residents

You might be surprised to learn just how common train accidents are in California. The Federal Railroad Administration Office of Safety Analysis reports 2,635 train accidents in the United States in 2017 alone. The Bureau of Transportation Statistics says that 183 train incidents happened in California in the year 2000. Many people assume that trains […]