Sunday, April 21, 2024

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.

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.

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Of the 59 common produce items evaluated, popular produce like strawberries, green beans and potatoes posed the highest risks.

US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Progressive International unveils database exposing global right-wing network threatening democracies

This database, which results from a year of meticulous research, exposes the mechanisms through which these forces erode democratic norms and foster geopolitical instability.
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How Trump is following Hitler’s playbook

History shows there are no “one-day” dictatorships. When democracies fall, they typically fall completely.