Dr. Maya Rockeymoore will appear on The Breakdown with Richard Eskow this Saturday, May 26, 2012 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm EDT.
Dr. Rockeymoore and Mr. Eskow will discuss our report Plan for a New Future: The Impact of Social Security Reform on People of Color and the nation’s economic outlook.
If you live in the Washington, DC Metro Area you can tune in at WPWC 1480AM. You can also listen live by visiting the We Act Radio website at www.weactradio.com
Advocate: Social Security Should Be Off the Table
President and CEO of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare Foundation, Max Richtman, says Social Security promises to pay everyone every penny they are entitled until 2036 and urges the Super Committee to leave it untouched in its efforts to reduce the deficit. Listen >>
Advocate: Social Security Has Not Added To The Federal Deficit
Noting that social security has not added to the deficit, President and CEO of National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare Foundation Max Richtman says Social Security should be off the table for the Super Committee during a briefing on Capitol Hill Friday. Listen >>
Advocate: Social Security Is Doing Fine Right Now
At a briefing on Capitol Hill Friday, President and CEO of Global Policy Solutions Dr. Maya Rockeymoore says the nation is on the brink of insolvency, but Social Security is doing fine. Listen >>
Deficit reduction, cuts to Medicaid could hit minorities hardest
With stimulus funds expiring, state funding to Medicaid programs is expected to jump by nearly 30 percent this fiscal year. States could be forced to take money from other places or make cuts to the program – and some say those will hit minority groups the hardest. Michael Lawson has more. Listen >>
At End Of Life … Soaring Prices, Sinking Resources
Tell Me More begins its week-long series on the end of life. Monday’s focus: money. About 25 percent of all Medicare spending is on end-of-life care, and a private room in a nursing home averages more than $80,000 a year. Read More >>