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.

Guests

  • 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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