Rather than looking at abortion as a personal, private decision and defending it on that basis, we should expose how the power structure is using restrictions on abortion and birth control to extract our unpaid labor.
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.
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Biden has, at times, seemed sympathetic to Republican arguments to increase the age of retirement as a way to keep Social Security solvent and to modify how benefits are calculated adjusting for inflation -- maybe resulting in lower benefits.
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Right now, government money is flowing. But soon the self-appointed guardians of “fiscal responsibility” will call for cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and SNAP, while leaving the defense budget and large tax breaks for the wealthy intact.
The proposal to cut the payroll contribution rate would either undermine Social Security’s financing or employ general revenue, both of which would set the stage for future demands to cut Social Security. And it likely would not be temporary.