Another Look At Social Security

May 8, 2013

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Social In-security!  President Obama has said he’s willing to make changes in the nation’s safety-net system for the elderly…as part of overall efforts to reduce the debt.  But he’s getting lots of criticism for it…especially from his liberal base.  We’ll examine the President’s ideas….including a controversial proposal to use a new measure of inflation called “chained CPI”.


  • Marc Goldwein - Senior Policy Director for the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, a bipartisan, non-profit organization that works to educate the public about issues that have a significant fiscal policy impact.
  • Stephen Gorin - Professor of Social Work at Plymouth State University, chairman of the NH State Committee on Aging and Executive  Director of the NH Chapter of the national Association of Social Workers.
  • Phillip Moeller - contributing editor for U.S. News & World Report, where he writes The Best Life blog and also co-authored the 2012 U.S. News’  e-book, “How to Live to 100.” He also is a research fellow at the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College