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Commentary :: Social Welfare
VIDEO: "The People's Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security Since Reagan"
21 Aug 2012
Eisenhower and Nixon refused to touch the third-rail of social security benefits. Bush crashed and burned in his 2005 attempt to privatize social security.
"The People's Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security Since Reagan"

About the Program

Eric Laursen talks about the debate over Social Security since the early 1980s and argues that in order to preserve the decades old support system it may be necessary to remove it from the control of the federal government. Hosted by Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC.
About the Author

Eric Laursen, an independent journalist, is the co-founder and former managing editor of Plan Sponsor, a magazine that focuses on pension funds. He is the co-author of "Understanding the Crash."

to watch Eric Laursen on www.booktv.org, 57 min, click on

http://www.booktv.org/Watch/13752/The+Peoples+Pension+The+Struggle+to+De
See also:
http://www.progressive-economics.ca
http://kickitover.org
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