All the presidential candidates say they support Social Security… but do they? Linda Benesch from Social Security Works talks about the candidates plans: how some claim the need to “cut Social Security to save it”. Benesch says that’s the call by the wealthy to austerity when the U.S. can afford the Social Security.
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 U.S. Senate is preparing for a reconciliation vote on Thursday, which will allow votes for the budget to pass on a simple majority, 51 votes, instead of the Senate’s usual 60 votes. Linda Benesch from Social Security Works talks about potential Medicare and Medicaid cuts Republicans want in order to pay for tax cuts […]
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.