During the Bush years, the Republican Party tried desperately to privatize Social Security, and put it into the hands of Wall Street bankers. This idea was sold to the public by telling them that the system was broken, and that it would soon run out of money. That talking point didn’t fly with the American public, but that hasn’t stopped the attacks on Social Security – a program that works, but actually does need some help.

Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins and attorney Seth Katz discuss what’s happening.

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