Nancy Altman

The truth about Social Security

President Franklin Roosevelt signed our Social Security system into law eighty-three years ago today, on August 14, 1935. It has stood the test of time. Social Security protects us against the...

Americans united around Social Security

These days, it can be hard to find issues upon which the overwhelming majority of people in the U.S. agree. But, the latest poll from Public Policy Polling shows that Americans are united around...

Trump doesn’t understand Social Security

Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, has released a new ad revealing that either he doesn’t understand Social Security or he wants to galvanize opposition to Social Security. His...