By Pearl Korn for Huffington Post – On January 1st, while most revelers were still sound asleep and certainly not reading their morning newspapers, a story written by a staff...Continue reading.
From CBS News – As Washington gears up for a fight over federal spending and the national debt, lawmakers may want to consider some new polling figures. A survey from CBS News’...Continue reading.
1 in 6 Americans — many of them 65 and older — are struggling in poverty By HOPE YEN – Associated Press – WASHINGTON — The number of poor people in the U.S. is millions...Continue reading.
From the Real News Network – William K. Black: Forces pushing for cuts in social security preparing conditions for its demise. Continue reading.
By Robert Kuttner – Obama has signaled that he might include Social Security cuts as part of a grand deficit-reduction deal. If that occurs, expect civil war among the Democrats....Continue reading.
By Saul Friedman for Huffington Post – Before Gray Matters leaves the dismal subject of President Obama’s misbegotten Frankenstein monster, the deficit reduction commission,...Continue reading.
We did it! The Deficit Commission did not garner the 14 votes needed to send their proposal to Congress to cut Social Security and Medicare. With your help, on November 30th, the National...Continue reading.
From NPR – As expected, a majority of the bipartisan commission charged with crafting a plan to slash the nation’s soaring budget deficits and national debt, has endorsed...Continue reading.
From the Real News Network - Donna Smith: Social Security benefits are under attack and concern is whether the “man in the White House” will fight back. More at The Real...Continue reading.