William Greider on the Looting of Social Security

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The resounding defeat of George W. Bush’s effort to privatize Social Security in 2005 seemed to be the end of attacks against the program. However, William Greider argues that Wall Street interests are leading a new round of threats to Social Security in a plan to use money from the program to recover the costs of bailing out banks. Although President Obama has indicated support for Social Security in the past, Greider argues that progressives need to exert pressure and educate the public about its solvency in order to counteract the efforts of private interests pushing for a compromise.

To learn more about Greider’s argument read his article in The Nation: http://www.thenation.com/doc/20090302…

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4 thoughts on “William Greider on the Looting of Social Security

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  3. Thieves going after the money where they can find it. Obeyme will go along. He knows who put him where he is, and whose calling the shots.

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