Seven out of 10 Americans support increasing the minimum wage, and a full three out of four support expanding Social Security. For the women of today, and of the generations that will follow, it's time to act.
Any weakening of Social Security (which could happen if a proposed payroll tax 'holiday' passes) would devastate communities of color who are heavily reliant on Social Security's retirement, disability, and survivor's benefits.
It appears there are no new ideas circulating within Obama's deficit commission. Just the long, patient plans of hedge fund billionaires who want to dismantle the social safety net and not pay their taxes.