Linda Benesch

Linda Benesch is the Communications Director at Social Security Works, a national organization fighting to address our nation's retirement income crisis by protecting and expanding Social Security.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Bloomberg (Still) Wants to Cut Social Security
Of all the Democrats contending for the presidential nomination, Michael Bloomberg is the worst choice to debate Donald Trump on an overwhelmingly important issue: Social Security’s future. Bloomberg’s position on Social Security is to the right of Trump’s stated position — and widely out of step...
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"One of Social Security’s many strengths is that its benefits are guaranteed and, unlike savings, cannot be outlived." (Photo: Courtesy of AFGE, Flickr | CC 2.0) Views
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The Latest Devious Republican Attack On Social Security
Ever since Social Security came into existence, Republican politicians and their billionaire donors have attempted to destroy it. As an effective and incredibly popular government program, it is anathema to the GOP's anti-government ideology. But precisely because it is so popular, including with...
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Monday, June 26, 2017
The Overlooked Trumpcare Threat: A Medicare Time Bomb
Just over two years ago, Donald Trump gave a speech announcing his run for the presidency. In that speech, he promised that he would not cut Social Security, Medicare, or Medicaid. That promise became a centerpiece of his campaign. It was a key way for Trump to differentiate himself, as a matter of...
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