Nancy J. Altman: Expanding Social Security, tuition-free public college and the cancellation of student debt should not pit one generation against another. All of us are better off if grandparents have dignified and secure retirements, and grandchildren are well-educated, starting adulthood debt free.
Nancy J. Altman: If he succeeds, the impact will be that over time, fewer people will meet the government’s definition of poverty—even though in reality, they will not be any less poor.
Nancy J. Altman: [pullquote]All of us benefit immensely from their work—particularly women, for whom Social Security’s modest benefits are especially important.[/pullquote]