Tag: Social Security
In short, this is a well-considered bill that would accomplish good for current and future retirees. Congress should move on it.
We all, young and old, can have the same thing, but we need to demand it and to fight for it.
"No matter how hard you try to hide, the American people will be watching—and we won't let you cut our earned Social Security benefits."
It’s hard to improve on economist and FAIR contributor Dean Baker’s observation that corporate media’s calls for cuts to programs for the elderly under...
Expanded Social Security and Medicare are important building blocks on the foundation laid down in 1935.
We can change all of this, but instead of just letting Congress try and tinker with it, let’s start by building a mass movement to demand a secure and improved Social Security system.
The Secure 2100 Act would protect and expand Social Security benefits to ensure no one retires in poverty.
And no fix they come up with should come out of the pockets of workers or retirees.
So if Americans agree that our elders should never again return to having to age in poverty, there are several ways we can shore up the Social Security system.