Phaylen Fairchild

Jan 6

7 min read

The Inequality and Cruel Reality Of SSI Recipients

For those who don’t know, SSI, or Supplemental Social Security, is a disability allowance provided to individuals below the age of 65 who have been declared as having a long term, debilitating disability that prevents them from working.

It is a fixed stipend awarded once monthly, but the benefactor must live in absolute poverty, without earning anything beyond their allowance…