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Alternet: A Program for Combating Poverty—Stop the Cuts to Social Security, Medicare; Expand Medicare to All

Photo courtesy of National Nurses United (NNU).

With poverty rates spinning perilously out of control in the United States, it’s time to send an unmistakable message to Congress and the White House as they prepare to resume the ongoing obsession with the deficit: End the silence on poverty, don’t make it worse by cuts to Social Security or Medicare and address a principal cause of poverty with a permanent fix to our dysfunctional health care system.

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