Monday, June 17, 2024

Tag: Social Security

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. 

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.

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The Medicare Advantage Paradox: How private insurers cost taxpayers billions

Recent studies and reports from the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) reveal that MA overpayments have significantly burdened taxpayers.

Trump’s $48 billion corporate tax cut proposal exceeds annual K-12 education budget

The proposed reduction in the corporate tax rate from 21% to 15% would result in massive tax savings for the largest U.S. companies, benefiting wealthy shareholders while neglecting workers and public investments.

Clarence Thomas faces fresh scrutiny over undisclosed luxury trips funded by billionaire

This has prompted renewed calls for his resignation and demands for stricter ethics reforms for the highest court in the land.

Russia’s war on Ukraine generates more emissions than 175 countries: $32 billion climate bill...

The first two years of Russia’s invasion resulted in greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to the annual emissions of 175 individual countries, further intensifying the global climate emergency.

Supreme Court upholds access to abortion pill

More than 6 million people have used mifepristone since 2000.