Elizabeth Warren, along with a very few others, is reviving the best ideals and policies of the Democratic Party. It’s not the current version of Democrats, just a wing of the Money Party. It’s the real thing. Warren has seen the ugliest features of the financial collapse/corporate enrichment program since 2008. She’s been put down by Obama, Geithner, etc. And, she’s suffered some nasty sexism since she’s a strong woman telling the truth. Here’s one of her many rational programs.
Elizabeth Warren: It’s the Right of Every American to Retire with Dignity — Why We Must Expand Social Security By Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-MA
For a generation now, working families have been squeezed by stagnant wages and rising costs for housing, health care, and college. Even as families have cut back on expenses for things like food, clothing, furniture, and appliances, it hasn’t always been enough; many have been forced to take on more and more debt just to pay for necessities.One major consequence of these increasing pressures on working people is that the dream of a secure retirement is slowly slipping away. Families haven’t been able to save as much as they used to, and only 18 percent of private-sector workers have defined benefit pensions today compared with 35 percent two decades ago. Forty-four million workers have no workplace retirement savings plan. Read More