Thursday, February 20, 2020

Tag: Social Security

Truly remaking Social Security is the key to having a livable...

What does a social democratic political program really mean?

Trump is a brazen liar about Social Security

If Trump is re-elected, supporters of Social Security will be in for the fight of our lives.

Wake up you older Biden backers! He’s going after your (and...

Why in hell would you be supporting a guy who over the past 40 years has repeatedly conspired with Republicans in various efforts to whack away or chip away at Social Security benefits?

Joe Biden has tried to cut Social Security for 40 years

A look at his long history on Social Security is telling.

A bold plan to strengthen and improve social security is what...

In short, this is a well-considered bill that would accomplish good for current and future retirees. Congress should move on it.

You will have Social Security just like your parents and grandparents—if...

We all, young and old, can have the same thing, but we need to demand it and to fight for it.

‘Hell no,’ say Progressives, after GOP Sen. Joni Ernst suggests cutting...

"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."

NYT presents social security cuts as ‘solution’ to problem of social...

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...

Let’s honor the legacy of Frances Perkins by fighting to expand...

Expanded Social Security and Medicare are important building blocks on the foundation laid down in 1935.

Social Security is the key to progressive change in America

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.

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

Sanders alone on debate stage to say candidate with the most votes should get...

“Out of all the candidates, Bernie is the only one to advocate for the democratic will of the people.”

Millions of Americans crowdfunding to cover medical expenses

“It comes down to a profit-making motive that is baked into a system—a system that puts profits over patients.”