Trudy Lieberman is a contributing editor to the Columbia Journalism Review (cjr.org), where she blogs.
The Medicare bills passed by the Senate Finance Committee on June 12 and
the House Ways and Means Committee on June 17 move the
thirty-eight-year-old social insurance program one step closer to
Despite the rosy projections and numerical alchemy that proponents employ to push their cause, privatizing Social Security won’t build much wealth for women, and it will leave elderly women, part