Saturday, May 15, 2021

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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The end of (inconvenient) protest?

Protest has been a tool that the left has used to force government action throughout the English speaking world.

Sound the alarms, McConnell and Manchin put roadblocks in front of Biden’s agenda

When will we hear our president tell us how he plans to get all this great legislation underway in a Senate that is filled with McConnell and Manchin roadblocks?

Biden administration plans an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes

Studies prove that such bans will help people quit smoking, especially those disproportionately affected by menthol cigarettes.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

What’s up with the herd?

The United States won’t achieve herd immunity because a significant portion of the herd is suffering from mad cow disease.