The Socialist Program: The "debt ceiling" and the war on social programs

Walter Smolarek and Prof. Richard Wolff discuss the so-called “debt ceiling” government borrowing limit. As the countdown begins to a default, right wing politicians are using the situation as leverage and demanding huge cuts to some of the most essential social programs, including Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. Will these crucial safety net programs survive?

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  • Richard Wolff
    published this page in Updates 2023-01-29 15:00:55 -0500