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When he began his presidential campaign, Donald Trump promised to “save Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security without cuts.” This is a promise, however, President Trump would like to break. Trump’s 2018 budget proposal that would...

(Cartoon image is by Steve Greenberg at steve@greenberg-art.com.)From the blog of former Labor Secretary Robert Reich:Fresh off passing massive tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy, Trump and congressional Republicans want to use the deficit the...

The Republicans just passed a tax reform bill that gives the rich and corporations massive tax cuts. Their new tax law also increases the deficit by $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion -- blowing a huge hole in the budget.But they say they have a way to pay...

The chart above shows the cost-of-living increase in Social Security over the last decade. The adjustment for 2018 will be 2%. That's not enough to keep up with inflation (on items seniors spend the most on), but it's the largest increase since 2012.

“If data can be re-identified with no more than SQL, there's no "if" about a leak, and the "when" is history.” [Journalist Richard Chirgwin, Twitter18 December 2017]“But why are medical records so attractive? Well, it turns out that there’s a...

The New Daily,  21 November 2017:The Department of Human Services flagged the illegal sale of Medicare details on the dark web almost a fortnight before the illicit trade was exposed in a bombshell media report, The New Daily can exclu...

The Age, 4 August 2017:State and territory health ministers say hospital treatments and services will suffer under a Commonwealth proposal to withhold budgeted funds and reduce spending.Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has drafted a directive to the...