While we applaud Senator Warren and Paul Krugman for their unequivocal stance not to cut but to expand the benefits of social security, we believe we can be much bolder.
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Social Security should be discussed in the sunlight and considered by Congress and the president through an open process with full hearings and debate. It is too important to address any other way.
There are many things President Obama must cover in his State of the Union address. But our nation's finances are in such dire straits that they are reaching a critical condition.
That's the real issue behind the Social Security debate -- and the deficit fight as well.
Last Tuesday Ted Sorensen's family held a memorial for him at Lincoln Center. In the wake of his recent death, much of his stirring writing is being recalled. It seems worthwhile to mention one book that is less well known, Why I Am a Democrat.
According to a report released by the Insight Center for Community Economic Development this week, there is a vast discrepancy in wealth between singl...
Before Social Security or Medicare are slashed as part of the undemocratic commission's "solution" to our growing fiscal debt, Millennials must be given the opportunity to weigh in.
A year ago, century-old Lehman Brothers lapsed into bankruptcy, completely spooking the oligarchy that runs our nation's financial sector.
The same insurance and pharmaceutical lobbies have granted themselves billions of dollars of taxpayer subsidies and inflated profits continue to shape the healthcare reform debate today.
Americans do not understand how close the country came to having universal health insurance nine decades ago or why it failed.
Ms. McCain revealed a basic difference between Democrats and Republicans about what we owe families who need help.
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