Archive for the ‘Social Security’ Category

Why Occupy?

The folks who are standing up to tear gas and rubber bullets have a reason. If we understand it, we can fix it, starting in November:

Open letter to Senator Mark Warner

In the United States today we are seriously talking about taking out the foundations of the economy and trying to sustain the wealth at the top by giving more money to wealthy people. This is a third world solution, and we can do better.

What to do about Social Security

On April 4th, the Bristol Herald Courier printed “Social Security: no easy answers” by Media General’s Washington bureau chief Marsha Mercer. In reality, there is an easy answer to the problem Social Security will face in 2037, and it has been around for many years. It has been formally before Congress as a recommendation since […]