Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Tag: Social Security

A big day for Trump’s budget pick, Social Security – and...

“We have a president who ran on a set of principles that he would not cut Social Security and Medicare and Medicaid, yet he is nominating someone whose views are very, very different.”

We have not yet begun to fight Tom Price

Tom Price believes in lowering taxes for the wealthy and leaving the rest of us to fend for ourselves.

Billionaires celebrate their own social security freedom day

Social Security needs to get the money from where the money went.

Get ready for an all-out assault on social security by Washington...

It is a critical time for this organizing to begin because the attack on Social Security promises to be rapid and brutal.

Screwing With and Screwing the Elderly and Disabled

The American people should be demanding annual benefit adjustments that reflect the real world confronted by the elderly and disabled and not simply the fantasies of political hacks in Congress.

Bernie Sanders: 0.3 Percent Social Security Increase Is a Joke

This measly cost-of-living adjustment could be wiped out next year when Medicare Part B premiums increase.

The Old Debt and Entitlement Charade

You won’t hear this story in the debate questions. Debate sponsors only push their own agendas.

Social Security’s Enemies Are Down – But They’re Not Out

“Tax the rich, feed the poor …” Say what you will about its politics, but it wouldn’t add a penny to the deficit.

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.

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Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.

Border Patrol accused of ‘unfathomable cruelty’ for cracking whips on Haitians

“It doesn’t matter if a Democrat or Republican is president, our immigration system is designed for cruelty towards and dehumanization of immigrants,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Personal interview: Professor Mark Skidmore What are the Prospects for Peace?

Mark Skidmore talks about how the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

The profits of war

How corporate America cashed in on the post-9/11 pentagon spending surge.

US militarism’s toxic impact on climate policy

That will require the United States to seriously reduce the military budget and commit to peaceful, practical diplomacy with China and Russia.