Paid leave for new parents, long a Democratic cause, has become a Republican one, too. But policymakers don’t agree on what a leave plan should look like. Now some Republicans have a new idea: Let people collect Social Security benefits early to pay for time off after they have a baby. Unlike some other proposals, […]
The Republican tax bill is moving closer and closer to passage. If the GOP manages to ram it through, make no mistake about what’s next: a pell-mell rush to eviscerate social insurance programs like Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security. It’s a simple trick: You blow up the deficit with tax cuts for the rich, then […]
Donald Trump and his administration are holding millions of young Americans hostage. In return for ending the deportation of Dreamers who were brought to this country as children and have lived here most of their lives, Trump is demanding a 50 percent reduction in all future immigration. This is just the latest attack in Trump’s ongoing war on immigrants. His actions […]
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