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Nancy J. Altman

Nancy J. Altman

Nancy J. Altman is president of Social Security Works and chair of the Strengthen Social Security coalition. She has a 40-year background in the areas of Social Security and private pensions. Her latest book is "The Truth About Social Security: The Founders' Words Refute Revisionist History, Zombie Lies, and Common Misunderstandings" (2018). She is also the author of "The Battle for Social Security" (2005) and co-author of "Social Security Works!" (2015).

Articles by this author

 

Democrats Have An Historic Opportunity To Advance FDR's Vision For Universal, Guaranteed Health Care

Now is the moment to walk the walk, to add action to the rhetoric.

Nancy J. Altman ·


'Program Integrity' Is a Cruel Attack on Social Security Beneficiaries

SSA must return to its roots, to its core mission of helping everyone get the benefits for which they are eligible.

Nancy J. Altman ·


The Future of Social Security Is on the Line in Georgia

Ossoff and Warnock understand that Americans of all political backgrounds rely on our earned Social Security benefits, and support protecting and expanding them.

Andrew Young ·


Social Security: Something to Give Thanks For in 2020

Our Social Security system is government at its best. Without it, the consequences of COVID and the resulting economic fallout would be far worse.

Nancy J. Altman ·


Donald Trump Is an Existential Threat to Social Security

The contrast between the two parties on Social Security has never been clearer. Every working family that has contributed to Social Security has a stake in this fight. All of us should vote accordingly.

Nancy J. Altman ·


Social Security's Cost of Living Adjustment Is Inadequate. Democrats Have a Plan to Fix That.

After lifetimes of work, Americans have earned their Social Security. It is well past time they get a raise.

Nancy J. Altman ·


Fact Checking the Fact Checkers: Trump Does Indeed Plan To Destroy Social Security

No one should doubt or downplay Trump’s serious threat to Social Security.

Nancy J. Altman ·


This Labor Day, Social Security’s Future Hangs in the Balance

Trump is devastating the nation, and not only by his incompetent handling of the pandemic. He threatens the economic security of America's families by defunding, and apparently planning to destroy, Social Security.

Nancy J. Altman ·

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