With the support and connivance of the criminal politico-media establishment the fraudulent attacks on Medicare and Social Security continue unabated. Meanwhile, at least 150 million seriously misled Americans live in and fiercely support their own enslavement. This bloc of severely misinformed Americans who, harming their own interest, support candidates and policies that benefit only the superrich constitute an obstacle to the birth of a more democratic republic. —Eds.
Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Medicare Act into official law. Johnson would be regarded as a dangerous leftist by today’s elites.
By Kate Randall, WSWS.ORG.
Thank you, WSWS.ORG
Annual reports by the Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees state that trust funds for the government programs are both on “unsustainable paths.” The reports released Monday project that the Medicare trust fund will be exhausted by 2024 and the Social Security fund will run out by 2033. Continue reading »
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