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Energy, Cost of Living and Recession

Michael Roberts Michael Robert's Blog
To avoid the energy catastrophe and reverse the huge loss in living standards already under way, we need to take over the fossil fuel companies and phase out their production with increased investment in renewables, to reduce fuel prices for households and small businesses.

Under Biden, We’ll Still Need To Protect Social Security

Sasha Abramsky Truthout
Biden giving a speech Biden has gone on record to suggest that he would be open to changes in Social Security which might result in lower payments for some. Biden has also considered increasing the age of retirement as a way to keep the Social Security system solvent.

Family Budget Calculator

Economic Policy Institute
Interactive maps and charts that show the cost of living for all Counties in the US for different family sizes.

'Chained CPI' Would Cut Social Security

The Chained CPI, deceptively portrayed as a reasonable cost of living adjustment, is a cut to Social Security that would hurt seniors. Watch Robert Reich explain why Chained CPI is so stingy in this video, and then sign his petition to President Obama here.

This video is a MoveOn original.

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