All Articles on Social Security

The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial with the Washington Monument in the background. Views
Let’s Honor MLK’s Fight for Economic Justice by Expanding Social Security
Those who stand in the way should know that we are watching and we vote.
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Integrating the Social Safety Net Into America's Prisons
The First Step Act is a good first step in facilitating incarcerated Americans’ reentry into society. The next should be facilitating the enrollment of the incarcerated into social safety net programs upon their release.
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As Paul Ryan Says Goodbye, Progressives Say 'Good Riddance' to 'Coward Who Sold Our Economy to Highest Bidders'
"Speaker Ryan will always be remembered for rigging the system to prioritize the wealthy and big corporations' greed over working families' needs."
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These customer service issues erode confidence in the system, leaving Social Security vulnerable to benefit cuts that opponents of the program have been advocating. (Photo: Courtesy of AFGE, Flickr | CC 2.0) Views
New Legislation Would Clamp Down On Social Security Field Office Closing
Congress should pass it, the president who promised to protect Social Security should sign it, and SSA’s budget should be increased to implement it
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Trump’s Budget Director Reveals Plans to Attack Social Security and Medicare
Americans will not be fooled into allowing Mick Mulvaney to make what he deemed “easy” cuts to earned benefits.
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 "This year was like nothing I’ve ever seen before: The most talented class of candidates ever, powered to victory by tireless volunteer activists." (Photo: Courtesy of AFGE, Flickr | CC 2.0) Views
2018 Showed the GOP Doesn’t Have a Lock on the Senior Vote
Now, it’s up to the newly elected House Democrats to make good on their promises on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid
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Mitch “Darth Vader” McConnell wants to destroy what’s left of the Affordable Care Act and get rid of protections for pre-existing conditions. (Photo: InformedComment) Views
Your Health, Social Security, and Safety Depend on Voting Democratic Today
If you want to cast yourself down into poverty and watch your loved ones die for lack of health insurance, just go on voting Republican and giving heartless bastards like Trump the keys to the kingdom
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This is not just diabolical; it's deliberately evil. And all politicians who support it should be condemned to the most hellish fate imaginable. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Beware of the Real Gremlins This Season
With devilish signals to their base, they promise to be more Trumpian than Trump, offering a Mephistophelian agenda ranging from the harsher treatment of the poor to the more plutocratic alchemy enthroning the rich over America's workaday people
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As GOP Moves to Cut Medicare and Social Security, 60% of Americans Say Repeal Trump Tax Scam Instead
"Working families shouldn't have to pay for the GOP tax bill. The rich and big corporations must pay their fair share of taxes!"
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Voters Face a Simple Choice: Expand Social Security and Medicare, or Watch GOP Eviscerate Them Both
Plainly put, millions of American seniors are feeling the pinch and they need a raise in the form of bigger Social Security checks and expanded Medicare benefits
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