Greedy Geezers Reconsidered

November 2012
American Prospect;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p56
The article discusses how the generosity of the Social Security will crash the retirement system and the economy. It cites claims that Social Security and Medicare are reportedly contributing to the public debt that older boomers and retired people are selfishly passing along to their children and grandchildren, a story that has become a staple of both conservative and centrist political rhetoric. It notes that it is the top 1% against everyone else in the widening gaps in the present economy.


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