Stories by Nancy Altman

Nancy Altman is author of The Battle for Social Security: From FDR's Vision to Bush's Gamble (John Wiley & Sons, 2005) is president of Social Security Works and Chair of the Strengthen Social Security Coalition. She is co-author, with Eric R. Kingson, of Social Security Works! Why Social Security Isn't Going Broke and How Expanding It Will Help Us All (The New Press, 2015), and has written the forward to a new release of Thomas Paine's Agrarian Justice. subscribe to Nancy Altman's feed

Posted on: Sep 4, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Tearing apart families, costing the economy billions, and making it harder to expand Social Security.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2017, Source: The Huffington Post

Seriously undermining Medicare and Medicaid, shifting thousands in unaffordable annual costs to families.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2017, Source: The Huffington Post

Following the inglorious footsteps of Newt Gingrich and John Edwards.

Posted on: Dec 25, 2016, Source: Huffington Post

Trump has legal authority but lacks political and moral legitimacy.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2016, Source: Huffington Post

Beware of Republican privatization plans.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2016, Source: Huffington Post

The misinformation war over Social Security continues.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2015, Source: Huffington Post

Warren proposes a one-time payment equal to the same percentage growth of US CEOs.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2015, Source: Huffington Post

The third "zero year" under the Obama administration.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2015, Source: Huffington Post

Meanwhile, Democratic candidates favor expansion.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2015, Source: Huffington Post

Private health insurance drives up costs for everyone.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2015, Source: Huffington Post

Billions are available now and in the near-future.