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Bernie Sanders: Obama Won't Propose Chained CPI To Cut Entitlements
Austerity Is a Political Loser for Either Party
Joseph A. Palermo
Professor, historian, author
Even a minimal "vision" of an America that can still accomplish something would appear to be far more uplifting than the austerity snake oil the current crop of Republican politicians keep pushing.
Eggs, Legs and the Chained CPI
Political Analyst and Civil Rights Activist
As the fiscal cliff approaches, I am reminded of an old country adage about sacrifice. Simply put, we should not tell people making $250,000 or $350,000 they can keep their "eggs" if the alternative is to ask people who rely on social security for survival to give up their "legs."
Social Security Privatization: Then and Now
President and CEO, National Committee to Preserve Social Secur...
Current and future Democratic lawmakers now have an opportunity to do the right thing by joining the growing Boost Social Security movement and supporting legislation which would improve benefits while also strengthening the program's long-term outlook.
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