Wednesday, January 20, 1999 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | NEXT: State of the Union and Welfare
1999-01-20

State of the Union Address and Social Security

download:   Audio Get CD/DVD More Formats
DONATE →
This is viewer supported news

President Clinton delivered his State of the Union address last night in the same chamber in which he was impeached just one month ago. Prominent in his speech was the fate of Social Security; he announced his intention to invest some of the Social Security funds in the market. Today we look at the privatization of Social Security with two people who are on opposite sides of the issue.

Guests:

  • Doug Henwood, Editor of the Left Business Observer and author of the book Wall Street.
  • Michael Tanner, Director of Health and Welfare Studies at the Cato Institute.

Related link:


Creative Commons License The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.