Video from NY event on Social Securty

29 March 2005

There's a webcast up of the debate on privatisation of social security that openDemocracy co-sponsored at the New York Society for Ethical Culture with Paul Krugman, Mike Tanner, and Joshua Micah Marshall. It's a broadcast from the Democracy Now! radio/TV programme with Amy Goodman. Only the speakers introductory statments are included, later there was heated dicussion.

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