Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Tag: Social Security

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, October 4

#MeToo unites against Kavanaugh, more proof Trump EPA 'working for coal millionaires', Sanders introduces bill to break up nation's largest Wall Street banks, and more.

The truth about Social Security: Setting the record straight

Eighty-three years later, Social Security addresses universal economic risks that have always been with us and always will be.

Some straight talk for younger people on Social Security (and Medicare...

As the scaremongering begins, this is your fight too!

We need a mass movement to save and expand Social Security...

Old, young, men and women of all races fighting together.

The next big fight

Hands off Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security — expand and improve these programs — don’t cut them.

Bernie slams McConnell’s efforts to end defense and non-defense spending parity

“When history looks back on this period, I do not want people to see a U.S. Congress which worked overtime to protect billionaires and large corporations but turned its back on providing health care to vulnerable children.”

Stupidity and blindness have destroyed whatever democracy the US ever had

Republicans AND Democrats are the problem.

Time to organize a mass movement in defense of Social Security...

So who’s on this? We need to get to work.

Good news on Social Security and Medicare? Reports show just that

This is a good point to keep in mind as the Republicans try to dismantle Obamacare.

Stunning truths about the bloated safety net for the wealthy

It's not a game for the 200 million struggling Americans who depend on tax revenue for education and housing and health care. 

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‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a little more will...

It's far below the level of progressivity the United States embraced in the middle of the 20th century—when wealthier individuals paid a much higher share of their income in taxes than the poor.

Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

‘What betrayal looks like’: UN report says world on track for 2.7°C of warming...

"Failure to meet this goal will be measured in the massive loss of lives and livelihoods."
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Former California cops charged with assaulting unarmed teen

“Those who violate their oath to protect and serve discredit the good work law enforcement strives to do every day.”

The US military, post-Afghanistan

Can we finally give peace a try?