David Rosnick is an Economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC.
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Thursday, June 20, 2013
Do Wall Street and the 1 Percent Thrive at the Expense of Our Kids?
One of the most compelling lines put forward by those seeking cuts in Social Security and Medicare is that spending on the elderly is coming at the expense of our children. The people putting forward this argument typically point to the high percentage of children living near or below the poverty line.