China Expands It’s Pension Program to Cover 60% of Rural Areas

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China launched a pilot pension program as part of efforts to narrow the standard-of-living gap between rural and urban residents.

China plans to expand a piloted pension program to 60 percent of its rural areas this year, an increase from the original target of 40 percent, Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Dejiang said Friday.

 

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Jobs of the Future Will Not Support Basic Standard of Living in U.S.

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Fewer than 13 percent of jobs to be created by 2018 will meet the economic security threshold for a single parent with two kids.

It’s most welcome news that job growth seems to be picking up again–even if we’ll need a whole lot more of it to get back to where we were before the Great Recession.

 

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