President Bush wants to transform Social Security, health insurance and taxes on the way to realizing his vision of what he calls an ownership society. Diane and her guests talk about the ideas underpinning this vision and how the President’s proposals would change the lives of ordinary Americans.

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  • Kevin Hassett director, economic policy studies, American Enterprise Institute.
  • Christian Weller senior economist at the Center for American Progress

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