The Truth About Social Security – A Problem of Inequality

By: Tuesday June 21, 2011 6:50 am

Social insurance advocates remain dismayed by AARP’s decision to accept Social Security benefit cuts as part of a balanced solution to address the long-term funding gap, a decision they claim was not any different than their prior stances. AARP popped up yesterday to insist on their opposition to including Social Security as part of the [...]

Moderate Democrats Running Ads Slamming Opponents for Wanting to Cut Social Security

By: Tuesday September 28, 2010 9:24 am

Today, members of NOW delivered 1,500 baby bottle tops to Alan Simpson, the Republican co-chair of the President’s deficit commission, as part of a “Tits for an Ass” campaign demanding Simpson’s resignation. As happy as I am that a campaign calling itself “Tits for an Ass” exists, I think the specific “milk cow with 300 [...]

AARP: Simpson Comments “Undermine” Deficit Commission UPDATE: Simpson Apologizes

By: Wednesday August 25, 2010 12:14 pm

The AARP, the largest senior advocacy organization in the country, just sent out a statement about Alan Simpson’s questionable comments to OWL’s executive director, Ashley Carson: “Senator Simpson’s latest attack on Social Security is offensive for several reasons, particularly for belittling a bedrock program that is the foundation of family security for all generations. The [...]

Connie Saltonstall Endorsed by NOW

By: Wednesday March 17, 2010 12:43 pm

Bart Stupak has been the greatest obstacle, not only to getting this health care reform done, but to getting any meaningful health care reform accomplished in Congress. If a single-payer system or a public option suddenly materialized, you can bet that Stupak would hold out until abortion coverage was specifically banned, and we’d be thrown [...]

PA-Sen: National Organization For Women Backs Sestak In PA Primary

By: Friday March 5, 2010 11:28 am

Joe Sestak hasn’t gotten a ton of traction in his primary battle against Arlen Specter, but he just snagged some strong institutional support: the PAC of the National Organization for Women endorsed him today at an event in Pittsburgh. Here’s a report from the event emailed over by Sestak’s campaign: “The National Organization for Women [...]

Action Email Against Eliminating Franken Rape Amendment Names Senate Staffer

By: Monday October 26, 2009 7:33 am

In a show of how sophisticated online activism has become, an email deployed by NOW asks members to call a staffer on the Senate Appropriations Committee to ensure an amendment written by Al Franken isn’t stripped from the defense authorization bill in Congress. The amendment, which would ban the federal government from doing business with [...]

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