Here are some
ideas that we could use in our upcoming fight to protect and expand Social Security.
Be Nice, But ...
Donate $25,000 to
a member of Congress to get their attention. Meet with them at a fancy restaurant and make
them see the light through reasoned argument.
Take out a full
page ad in your local newspaper ($15,000 $30,000 or so) and/or a series of radio
and TV ads urging people to call Congress.
relocate your corporation to another country if Social Security is privatized.
Your Own ...
Write a letter to
Congress (or to the editor)
Get a friend,
co-worker or neighbor to write one.
friends, co-workers, neighbors to write letters.
members of Congress (you can use the Electronic
discussion and postcard/letter writing party at your house, workplace, union, community
group, place of worship.
Organize a public
forum at your workplace, school, community group, place of worship, etc. Put up posters to
publicize the event and get the media's attention with a press release.
(or desk to desk, machine to machine) to get co-workers to sign postcards, letters, etc.
Get a contribution to keep the campaign going.
organization (union, community group, retirees group, church) to take a stand on
privatization. Let your Congresspeople/Senators know this will influence whether the group
will support or oppose them in the next election.
demonstration/meeting with local Congressmen and U.S. Senators to pressure them not to
privatize our Social Security. Make the media pay attention.
Join the Labor Party!