Bernie Sanders Leads Senate In Vote To Block Cuts For Social Security And Disabled Vets

We should thank our lucky stars that we have Bernie Sanders in the Senate. The Senate on Friday evening voted to block cuts in benefits for Social Security and disabled veterans. The amendment by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) put the Senate on record against changing how cost-of-living increases are calculated in a way that would result in significant cuts.

New Obama Ad Slams Romney For 47% Comments

In the 30 second ad, the narrator gets straight to the point, saying “Mitt Romney attacked 47% of Americans who pay no income tax, including veterans, the elderly and disabled."

NYPD Arrests Disabled People Using Confiscated Bus

On August 8, 2012, during a direct action Occupy Gracie Mansion, protesters said that NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg has "Shown nothing but contempt for the disability community, has stomped on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and bought high-placed defenders of corporate-power in order to use our law against us in court."

Never, Ever Give Up

Arthur Boorman was a disabled veteran of the Gulf War for 15 years, and was told by his doctors that he would never be able to walk on his own, ever again...

I Am The 99 Percent

My name is Olivia. I can’t hold a sign because I’m so little. I was born with club feet. One was so bad, it was nearly upside-down. My feet have been stretched into place and casted into position every week since I was 3 weeks old. It really hurts. I’m 3 and a half months old now, so I’ve done that a lot. It costs about $500 each time. (You can see one of my casts peeking out under my dress.)