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Social Security


Biden's American Rescue Plan Is a Huge Victory for Workers

It's one of the largest antipoverty programs ever passed—and will save worker pensions throughout the country.

Rebekah Entralgo ·


Growing Chorus Implores Biden to Fire Trump Holdovers Who Support 'Dismantling and Cutting' Social Security

"Our Social Security system is in danger every day Andrew Saul remains in charge at the Social Security Administration."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


'You Do Love to See it': Progressives Cheer Withdrawal of Neera Tanden's OMB Nomination

"The reason to celebrate the end of Neera Tanden's nomination has nothing to do with her late-night out-of-control rage-tweeting and everything to do with her record."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


Want to Strengthen Social Security? Raise the Minimum Wage—and Do It Now!

Social Security is extremely popular, effective, and efficient, but it has one major flaw—benefits are too low. Raising the minimum wage would be a big step towards fixing this problem.

Alex Lawson ·


Scrap the Cap! Today Is the Day Millionaires and Billionaires Stop Paying Into Social Security

Wage cap allows millionaires to stop contributing to Social Security on February 23, 2021.

Sarah Rawlins ·


How This Country Fails Its Most Vulnerable

A field guide to our threadbare social safety net.

Rajan Menon ·



Biden Presidency Opens Window to Expand & Strengthen Social Security

Without Social Security, 38% of elderly Americans would fall into poverty.

Max Richtman ·



'Clean House of Every Last Trumpist': Biden Urged to Keep Firing Spree Going by Sacking Social Security Holdovers

"The only thing that is acceptable at the Social Security Administration is a new commissioner and a new deputy commissioner who believe in the system, the movement won't accept anything less."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·