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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).

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Democrats Should Run on Defending Social Security—and Win

As the wealthiest country in the history of the world, America can afford to protect and expand Social Security—if we require those at the top to contribute their fair share.

Nancy J. Altman ·


Manchin's Means-Testing and Work Requirements Are a Recipe for Building Back Worse

Democrats must resist the idea that government should only help the most destitute among us, not the working class or the middle class.

Nancy J. Altman ·


Like FDR, Biden Should Welcome Special Interests Hatred

FDR understood that we must fight for what we believe in and not worry about angering powerful special interests.

Nancy J. Altman ·


From 9/11 to Covid, Social Security Is There for Us in Times of Crisis

Social Security is a shining example of how we can strengthen our security when we pool our risks and responsibilities.

Nancy J. Altman ·


Supplemental Security Income: Let's Strengthen It and Make History!

A growing movement led by a number of champions in Congress is working tirelessly to have important improvements to SSI included in the upcoming reconciliation package.

Nancy J. Altman ·


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 ·

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