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.
We’ve got another packed show today. First up, Greg Rouillard discusses sociocracy. Rouillard studies and practices the Sociocratic Circle-Organization Method. He is also the Executive Director of Family HEART Camp, a community of summer camps for all ages based in the principles and practices of Compassionate Communication. Next, Kathy Kelly, a co-coordinator of Voices for […]
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 […]
Linda Benesch from Social Security Works declares that the Social Security System in the U.S. is not dead…or insolvent…or dying, as many politicians have expounded — only misfunded. She discusses the issues with Jan Miyasaki.