Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Tag: Social Security

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.

How to Fight the Big Banks and Help the Social Security...

If Bernie Sanders wants to stick it to the Big Banks, having the SSA start its own credit card department would be one way to go.

GOP Debate: Setting The Record Straight On Social Security

Here are some facts about Social Security that can help people who are worried by these Republican lies and scare tactics.

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.

We Need a Mass Movement Demanding Real Social Security and Medicare...

Bernie Sanders is calling for enhanced Social Security benefits and expanding Medicare to cover all Americans. Now we need a independent mass people's movement to fight for the same thing.

Where American Socialism and Capitalism Blend Together Perfectly

Socialism is a word a lot of citizens fear, but Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Food Stamps, military and other social programs administered by the U.S. government are all socialistic aid the U.S. uses.

Budget Deal Fine Print Axes Benefit for Married Social Security Beneficiaries

Congress recently undermined Social Security benefits with an elimination of a provision that will weaken the program. So much for progressives defending Social Security from the corporatist Congressional Democrats and Republicans who seek to destroy it.

Woman Pleads Guilty to Torturing and Enslaving Disabled People

Linda Weston pled guilty on Wednesday for stealing over $200,000 in Social Security benefits from disabled people. She and her co-conspirators held disabled adults and their children captive for roughly a decade.

Republicans or Social Security? It’s an Easy Choice

"Saving Social Security for future generations is far more popular than any of them ever will be." So remember that this is the best financial decision and vote accordingly.

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Bernie Sanders introduces Paycheck Security Act to protect millions of employees during coronavirus pandemic

“Without aggressive action to help workers keep their jobs and businesses stay open, we risk an economic disaster that could take decades to repair.”

The billionaire governor who’s been sued dozens of times for millions in unpaid bills

Gov. Jim Justice is West Virginia’s richest man. Over the last three decades, lawsuits over unpaid bills have cost his constellation of companies more than $128 million in judgments and settlements.

Survey shows 1 in 5 teachers—citing COVID-19 concerns—likely won’t return to US schools this...

"Though Americans are optimistic about a return to in-person learning, there is angst among teachers, parents, and America at large about how to keep our schools safe if the virus isn't fully contained."