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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).

Articles by this author

 

Marco Rubio's "Pro-Life" Family Leave Death Tax Is an Open Assault on Social Security

Beware of Trojan Horse proposals that provide some economic security today in exchange for less economic security tomorrow.

Nancy J. Altman ·


Beware of Republicans Trying to Cut Your Social Security Benefits

Republican efforts to hide their desire to cut benefits were on full display at last week’s Senate Budget Committee hearing on Social Security.

Nancy J. Altman ·


Millionaires Don't Pay Their Fair Share Into Social Security. Rick Scott Wants to Keep It That Way

It is wrong that minimum wage workers contribute to Social Security all year long while Laura Ingraham and other plutocrats stop contributing in January each year.

Nancy J. Altman ·


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 ·

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