#ThanksObama

Episode #48

#ThanksObama

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ICYMI, President Obama just came out in support of expanding Social Security, our nation’s most effective anti-poverty program. This victory is the culmination of years of organizing by progressive activists like Alex Lawson, who serves as the Executive Director of Social Security Works. He joins the show to discuss why the movement has been so successful and where we need to go next. Later in the show, we unpack the bold new steps that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took this week to rein in the abusive payday lending practices that trap millions of Americans in a cycle of debt.