One Nation under AARPUC Press author and associate professor of government at Claremont McKenna College Frederick Lynch published an op-ed in today’s New York Times about the AARP’s identity crisis and the actions the organization needs to take if it hopes to protect the interests of Americans over 50 in an era of retrenchment.

Lynch, whose book One Nation under AARP: The Fight over Medicare, Social Security, and America’s Future was released this month, writes, “If AARP’s leaders have already agreed to accept limited reductions in Social Security benefits as part of a strategic play to preserve a dominant role in the coming debate over entitlement reform, as has been reported, it is a grave error that will only encourage further concessions and demoralize activist members.”

Read the entire article in the New York Times.