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Congressman John Larson's Important Plan to Expand Social Security

Eric Kingson | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics
Eric Kingson

In the last month alone, three bills expanding Social Security have been introduced. The three add to a growing number which see Social Security as the solution to a looming retirement income crisis.

Women's Economic Security Depends on Raising the Wage and Expanding Social Security

Barbara J. Easterling | Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics
Barbara J. Easterling

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.

Dick Durbin: Sacrificing Social Security, Recovery?

Curtis Black | Posted 10.09.2011 | Chicago
Curtis Black

Now that the debt ceiling crisis is behind us, it's time to take a look at Senator Durbin's role in shifting the debate away from the jobs crisis and legitimizing attacks on Social Security.

What People of Color Should Know About Tax Cut and Deficit Reduction Proposals

Dr. Maya Rockeymoore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Maya Rockeymoore

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.

What Social Security Report Says vs. What They Tell You It Says

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dave Johnson

Social Security is not broken. If we fight the myths and the anti-government lies it will be there for all of us.

Former Obama Advisors Call Out His Hedge Fund-Staffed Deficit Commission

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

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.