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June 21st, 2023 Podcast by Manhattan Insights

Manhattan Insights: Should Politicians Fear Entitlement Reform?

As federal spending on Medicare and Social Security grows in the coming years, the U.S. will be forced to make hard choices. What would it take to put the country on a stronger fiscal foundation? Is entitlement reform genuinely an insurmountable political challenge, as widely believed?

Chris Pope is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a political scientist whose work focuses on health-care policy and the future of federal spending. He joins this episode to discuss the politics of fiscal consolidation.

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Related readings:

Keeping Medicare Affordable: The Cost of Adding Services | Manhattan Institute

Opinion | How to make Social Security more progressive and more conservative - The Washington Post