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Alex Lawson

Alex Lawson

Alex Lawson is the Executive Director of Social Security Works, the convening organization of the Strengthen Social Security Coalition — a coalition made up of over 340 national and state organizations representing over 50 million Americans.

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President Biden Must Fire Andrew Saul and David Black Immediately for Sabotaging Social Security

Just because a new president is in the White House doesn't mean these two holdovers have stopped acting as Donald Trump's agents.

Alex Lawson ·


Want to Strengthen Social Security? Raise the Minimum Wage—and Do It Now!

Social Security is extremely popular, effective, and efficient, but it has one major flaw—benefits are too low. Raising the minimum wage would be a big step towards fixing this problem.

Alex Lawson ·


We Must Take The Vaccine Industry Into Public Ownership To Ensure Its Products Are Available To All

Only by taking the vaccine industry into full public ownership, with small "d" democratic controls in place, can we provide an internationalized response to this and future pandemics that properly recognizes vaccines as a global public good.

Alex Lawson ·


Reclaim Public Medicine for Public Health

By taking the vaccine industry into full public ownership, we can provide an internationalized response to this and future pandemics that properly recognizes vaccines as a global public good.

Dana Brown ·


Operation Eternal Vengeance: We Pledge to Defeat Any Politician Who Uses Covid-19 to Attack Social Security

We will defeat every attack on our Social Security, every single time. But special emphasis will be given to any lawmaker who attempts to do so under the cover of this deadly pandemic.

Alex Lawson ·


Blood on His Hands: The Nursing Home Covid-19 Crisis is Donald Trump’s Fault

The president is desperate to deflect from the truth: Over 54,000 nursing home residents and workers are dead. Those deaths were preventable. Their deaths are his fault.

Alex Lawson ·


Don't Let Big Pharma Make a Killing by Profiteering Off COVID-19 Treatments

These treatments should be available to everyone who needs them at no cost.

Alex Lawson ·


Dear Politicians: Lower Drug Prices Now

Our strategy is simple: mobilize millions of Americans across this country to stand up and demand that politicians choose a side, the American people or the pharmaceutical corporations.

Nancy J. Altman ·

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