Presidential candidates today frequently use popular pieces of music as campaign "theme songs" often without approval from the musicians themselves. But using music on the campaign trail is not a modern phenomenon: it goes back to our earliest presidential elections.
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan made a stir with his recent suggestion to cut future Social Security benefits to keep the program solvent. A panel talks about the future of Social Security and how it might figure in the presidential campaign.
- Dean Baker co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research and author of "Plunder & Blunder the Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy" (PoliPointPress)
- David Cay Johnston "New York Times" reporter and author of "Perfectly Legal" (Portfolio)
- Peter Ferrara senior fellow at the Institute for Policy Innovation
- Peter Orszag director, Office of Management and Budget former director, Congressional Budget Office, and former senior fellow in economic studies at the Brookings Institution and author of "Saving Social Security"
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