Author Archives: ellenshaffer

Human Chain Against the Chained CPI – July 2!

Posted in EQUAL Blog, EQUAL Resources, Quicklinks, Social Security | Leave a comment

The Real Scoop on Social Security

  The real scoop on Social Security from the Democratic minority on the House Ways and Means Committee Social Security For more than 70 years, Social Security has provided vital

Posted in Quicklinks, Social Security | Leave a comment

Social Security Petition

Click here to sign! Protect Social Security & Medicare Women, communities of color and allies call on the President and Congress to protect Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid On Nov.

Posted in Quicklinks, Social Security | Leave a comment

Your Comments: Protect Social Security, Medicare

Following are names, state and comments from people who signed the petition against cutting Social Security in one day, April 8, 2013 (many others signed without commenting): Comments: Don’t Cut Social Security!

Posted in EQUAL Blog | Leave a comment

Protect Social Security & Medicare!

Protect Social Security 4-9-13 Women, communities of color and allies call on the President and Congress to protect Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid The Issues We must protect the benefits

Posted in EQUAL Blog | Leave a comment

Shaffer in AJPH on the Affordable Care Act: The Value of Systemic Disruption

AJPH: The ACA; Value of Systemic Disruption – Ellen R Shaffer Abstract: It is important to recognize the political and policy accomplishments of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Posted in About Us, EQUAL Resources, Implementing Reform | Leave a comment

Why Equal Societies are Healthier

This Power Point summarizes some highlights of Richard Wilkinson’s and Kate Pickett’s work on social and economic inequality, and health: Spirit Level Equal Societies Slide #1: “[In 1948, the creation of the

Posted in EQUAL Blog, EQUAL Resources | Leave a comment

What the Affordable Care Act Really Does: EQUAL Grid

 

Posted in EQUAL Blog, EQUAL Resources, National Health Reform Law | Leave a comment

Getting Ready for the Supreme Court Decision on the Affordable Care Act

Supreme Court Decision: EQUAL events

Posted in Archives, EQUAL Resources, Implementing Reform | Leave a comment

The ACA

Theda Skocpol Review in “Dissent”: ACA is Progressive In her review of Paul Starr’s book, she explains: And why are budgets so tight? Because, over recent decades, Democrats and moderate

Posted in Implementing Reform, Quicklinks | Leave a comment