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A new study finds that Social Security is more valuable to Black retirees than to Whites – despite the fact that Blacks have shorter lives and receive monthly benefits for fewer years of retirement. The main reason Black retirees get more value from the program boils down to something that is crucial for a tru…

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Workers in the nation’s nursing homes have the inside story, and the staff shortages they describe are not pretty. “Lack of enough staff has put many of my residents at risk for falls, bed sores, and much more,” said a certified nurse’s aide with 20 years of experience, who wrote in support of new federa…

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