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Historic Opportunity: Common Dreams

Common Dreams

A July 14 article by Nancy J. Altman, president of Social Security Works and chair of the Strengthen Social Security coalition, writes:

We must learn from the wisdom of Roosevelt, Perkins, and their allies. In a nationwide radio address during the Great Depression, Perkins stated:

“We cannot be satisfied merely with makeshift arrangements which will tide us over the present emergencies. We must devise plans that will not merely alleviate the ills of today, but will prevent, as far as it is humanly possible to do so, their recurrence in the future.”

“Democrats Have An Historic Opportunity To Advance FDR’s Vision For Universal, Guaranteed Health Care”

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