Dean Baker for Truthout: Last week marked the 82nd anniversary of Franklin Roosevelt's signing the bill that created Social Security. It has stood the test of time.
A right-wing ideologue may end up replacing President Trump.
TRUTHOUT NEEDS YOU
As a nonprofit publication, Truthout depends almost entirely on reader donations.
It takes only seconds to show your support for grassroots journalism:
Toni Gilpin is an educator and labor historian, and co-author of On Strike for Respect: The Clerical and Technical Workers' Strike at Yale University, 1984-85.