Stories by Nancy J. Altman

Nancy J. Altman is the author of The Battle for Social Security, and a founding co-director of Social Security Works and co-chair the Strengthen Social Security Coalition. subscribe to Nancy J. Altman's feed

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

Medicare's authors envisioned that very expansion.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2015, Source: Huffington Post

WaPo's editorial page editor's wrong math and wrong-headed argument.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2015, Source: The New Press

There are many ways to spread the cost of better benefits.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2015, Source: Huffington Post

The first target is benefits for the disabled.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2014, Source: The New Press

Expanding Social Security is important for all of us, but it is critical for these groups.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2014, Source: The New Press

The country faces a major retirement security crisis.

Posted on: Dec 24, 2014, Source: The New Press

Meanwhile, wages for most Americans have remained stagnant.

Posted on: Dec 24, 2014, Source: The New Press

Tens of millions of aging Americans face a slow slide into poverty.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Former OMB Director Peter Orszag writes a tin-eared response to the elections, in his NYT op-ed, "Saving Social Security."

Posted on: May 27, 2010, Source: Nieman Watchdog

Is Obama's new "debt commission" about to savage Social Security for no reason? Sure looks like it.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2006, Source: AlterNet

It is imperative that, in 2006, Americans elect political leaders who are committed to Social Security.