Friday, August 12, 2022

Tag: retirement

Retirement fund for many California firefighters battling wildfires puts money in...

By continuing to hold fossil fuel investments, the logic goes, CalPERS may be taking some of that money and using it to add fuel to the wildfires of tomorrow.

Why retirement insecurity is the new American epidemic

Under the current, broken system, the rich feather their own nests at everyone else’s expense.

Older Americans descend into retirement without a golden parachute

The increasing economic burdens on older Americans are part of the growing rallying cry over wealth inequality among progressives.

Women approaching retirement face financial insecurity over healthcare and drug costs

"Those results underscore the reality of an uneven playing field for women in the American economy and the economic opportunity cost after years as mothers and caregivers and not wage-earners."

Demand an end to the taxation of Social Security benefits

And no fix they come up with should come out of the pockets of workers or retirees.

The roadblock to common sense pension reform

Vote for legislators who want to allow workers to save for retirement and against legislators who are shills for the financial sector.

President Obama Finally Gets It Right on Expanding Social Security

A lot of U.S. citizens do not have a retirement savings and depend on social security when it is time to leave the workforce.

New Study Finds Sanders’ Legislation Would Extend Social Security Solvency By...

Bernie Sanders is fighting to extend social security an extra 40 years by making the wealthiest citizens pay the same rate as everyone else does.

Half of America’s Workforce has No Retirement Plan—But Illinois has a...

Economists see the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program, designed for private-sector workers, as an innovative complement to Social Security.

The Stock Market Is Getting Harder to Rig

The U.S. economy is in sad shape. Yet, corporate media tries to explain the recent stock market decline, which erased $2.1 trillion in the market value of stocks and in the pockets of Americans’ retirement savings, so logically.

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Exploring the mindsets of typical, fanatical Trump supporters: part 3

This kind of subservient attitude and blind loyalty is unbelievable, beyond comprehension, it’s as if these Trumpsters may have been mind-conditioned.

With God on our side?

“It's not the violence of the few that scares me, it's the silence of the many.”

Exploring the mindset of a typical hardcore Trump supporter

As I said these Americans are extremely angry and frustrated and want to see change so it seems like they are more than willing to support someone who is as angry as they are.

The rise of Indigenous candidates raises awareness of key issues

Indigenous values helped shape American democracy, and now they’re helping increase Native representation.

70% of Americans support deciding state abortion rights by ballot measure: poll

After an "enormous victory" in Kansas, some progressives argue that ballot measures "are the next frontier" for protecting access to reproductive healthcare.