Andrew Yang Launches Third Party For Billionaires

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Forward Party: What do you need to know about the new third political party created by Andrew Yang?

Rather than something new, the party is attempting to reach a previous Republican electorate that existed before Donald Trump took control of the party.

Universal Basic Income May Sound Attractive But, If It Occurred, Would Likelier Increase Poverty Than Reduce It

Opinion: Most third parties have failed. Here’s why ours won’t.

The People’s Party has their own problems, as well.

US to erase student debt for those with severe disabilities

US to erase student debt for those with severe disabilities

Advocates have pressed the Education Department to eliminate the monitoring period entirely and to provide automatic debt relief to people who the Social Security Administration already identifies as permanently disabled.

Under the new action, both demands will be met. Starting in September, the Education Department will start erasing student debt for 323,000 Americans identified in Social Security records as being permanently disabled.

Biden Picks Budget Director Who Pushed Social Security Cuts, Who Deleted Tweets Blasting Republicans

Biden Picks Budget Director Who Pushed Social Security Cuts

Likely OMB nominee Neera Tanden called for cuts to Social Security, saying “we need to put both entitlements on the table as well as taxes.”

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Biden OMB Nominee Neera Tanden Deletes Tweets Blasting Republicans

Tanden deleted tweets between November 16 and today due to harsh criticism of Republican senators, which she will need for confirmation.

Democrats sound alarm over possible last-minute cuts to safety-net programs by Trump administration + Biden Victory Brings High Hopes For Disability Community

Democrats sound alarm over possible last-minute cuts to safety-net programs by Trump administration

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Trump makes one last effort to cut Social Security, maximize hurt to the disabled

REAGAN SUSPENDS BENEFITS CUTOFF

Biden Victory Brings High Hopes For Disability Community

If Biden is serious about his support for the Disabled, he’ll reverse this!

Trump makes one last effort to cut Social Security, maximize hurt to the disabled

Trump makes one last effort to cut Social Security, maximize hurt to the disabled

They have also sent their proposal that will dramatically increase “continuing disability reviews” (the process during which those receiving disability must prove they’re still disabled) to the Office of Management and Budget for approval as a final rule. The administration admitted it is about dropping people out of the program, “saving” $2.6 billion. It would mean earlier and more frequent reviews for people on disability, likely older people who are physically unable to continue their work. This is simply, in the words of Sen. Ron Wyden, “harassment of people with disabilities” that puts Americans at “greater risk of falling through the cracks.”

The new Social Security trustee report shows signs of improvement

The new Social Security trustee report shows signs of improvement — with one major caveat

There’s more good news. The Disability Insurance trust fund has been on an upward trajectory for the last few years. Last year, the estimate was depletion in 2052, up from 2032 the year before. This year the projection is 2065. The increase is in response to fewer applications and benefit awards, which “remained at historically low levels for 2019,” the report said.