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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STATE AND LOCAL PUBLIC PENSION FUNDS ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE IN POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC CRISIS. At stake is a comfortable and deserved retirement for millions who have spent their lives serving the public—teaching our children, picking up our garbage, running our libraries. The crisis could also profoundly affect the budgets of state and municipal governments, already […]