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In the United States right now, the Disability Insurance program has come to serve as a kind of ersatz welfare. Not only do severely disabled people get DI benefits, but oftentimes maladies that seem more socioeconomic in origin than medical-chronic back pain plus a low level of education-get treated. The...
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Chana Joffe-Walt's This American Life story on disability was great, but we still shouldn't touch the program: http://t.co/Dxb76V1oiR

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