Social Security: Safe and not a cause of financial crisis
In response to the question "Do you find it odd that so few economists foresaw the current credit disaster?", the economist James Galbraith said : "The person with the most serious claim for seeing it coming is Dean Baker.... " (Questions for James K. Galbraith)
Here Dean Baker, while ripping into the bad reporting of the Associated Press, assures that Social Security is safe and secure for about 30 more years and that there will be no reason to worry even then.
And here he rips into the Washington Post for erroneously saying Social Security is a "primary driver" of the country's financial problems.