Social Security enjoys broad bipartisan support among voters, but top GOP officials like President Trump and Mitch McConnell have made it clear they intend to defund it at the first opportunity. In today’s opening segment, we learn more about the current and ongoing threats to Social Security with Nancy Altman, president of Social Security Works. […]
Trump: Social Security is a Ponzi Scheme — reflected by Nancy Altman of Social Security Works. Trump’s latest comments, that he will stop workers’ contributions to Social Security if re-elected is a death threat to that trust fund. She expands that these contributions are money held in trust to provide for workers, their families, and […]
After claiming on the campaign that he wouldn’t touch Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security, acting-President Trump’s latest budget proposal guts all three. Jan talks with Nancy Altman, President of Social Security Works, author, advisor to Congress, and with a 40-year background in Social Security and private pensions, about the programs and how they can and […]
Today we bring you another two-part episode! First, we hear from members of The Left Berlin about the rise of neo-Nazism and fascist groups in Germany. Then, an update on the future of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid with Nancy Altman, president of Social Security Works.
The most recent “tax reform” proposal by Trump and the Republicans in Congress threaten the future of Social Security — a program with 1% administration costs — that “Works”, according to Nancy Altman, author of “Social Security Works” and co-director of Strengthen Social Security.
Is the Social Security Administration an easy target to score political points? According to Nancy Altman from Social Security Works, the SSA has a $2.8 trillion surplus, does not affect the national debt, and functions with just 0.7% administration costs — what could be better? Yet it’s being choked by cuts from both the left […]