“Economist Dean Baker and Dr. Marilyn Watkins (EOI) explain how Social Security is an insurance program that really works for retirees, disabled workers and survivors. Since our pension system has been dismantled by corporations, and 401Ks are just not enough for the majority of workers to retire on, Social Security is the best program we have. They offer solutions to protect the system and even improve it.” (Source: Youtube video

“The one part [of America’s retirement system] that works is Social Security. Why on earth would anyone in their right mind say, OK, let’s go after the part that works?”