Archive for April, 2012

ALEC’s Bigger Target: Social Security

The low-key “legislative exchange” group has been in the news a lot, promoting right-wing bills in state governments. But it seeks a role on the national level as well. One of its longtime targets is one of the biggest: Social Security. The American Legislative Exchange Council is taking some flack – and burnishing its conservative […]

Book Launch for ‘The People’s Pension’ in NYC

What: Book launch event for The People’s Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security Since Reagan When: Fri., April 27, 7 p.m. Where: Bluestockings Bookstore, 172 Allen St., New York, NY 10002 (just south of East Houston St.) The People’s Pension is out after some years of my own struggle to research it, write it,  […]