Will Parry," a warrior for working people for more than seven decades," died May 13 at the age of 93.
Barbara Easterling, president of the 4-million-member Alliance for Retired Americans, tells it like it is about Social Security and the budget crisis.
It's toll-free: today and tomorrow, July 14 and 15, call 1-866-251-4044 and voice your opposition to any plans to cut Social Security.
Lawmakers and groups representing 50 million Americans held a press conference here today demanding that Social Security cuts be taken off the deficit reduction table.
Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., and leading senior advocates demanded today that Republican lawmakers condemn Majority Leader Eric Cantor's call to abolish Social Security and Medicare.
Health care actvists say U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson's ruling aginst the Affordable Care Act advances GOP agenda: return control of health care to insurance companies
With the jobless rate in the Rose City at 10.6 percent or 38,402 workers unemployed, the labor movement and its allies are fed up and fighting back.
Dozens of senior activists rallied at the Cleveland AFL-CIO headquarters Monday to "Protect, Preserve and Pass Along Social Security and Medicare" and to "protest the continuing assault on retirees."
"This is a brutal time and it is a time to fight back!" said Robby Stern, president of the Puget Sound Alliance of Retired Americans.
Proposals for major cuts in Social Security floated by the deficit commission co-chairs are an attempt to "bully" seniors "while Wall Street millionaires just skate on through scot-free."