The Majority Report's Sam Seder speaks to journalist Dave Dayen about the implications for federal workers due to the Ryan-Murray budget and how states like Illinois "are breaking contracts with workers and slashing pensions."
January 1, 2014

From Sam Seder's Majority Report, Sam and Dave Dayen discuss his recent article at Salon on the Ryan-Murray budget deal and as Susie already mentioned here, how "federal workers will be sacrificed to the deficit gods."

Hidden Disaster in New Budget: Demonic Plot to Raid Pensions (with David Dayen):

Journalist David Dayen, explains how Illinois and other states are breaking contracts with workers and slashing pensions, why workers won't be protected by Social Security, how large are the cuts workers are facing, why public sector workers are demonized, why public pensions funds are financially safer and more politically active, how the Murray Ryan budget deal slashes federal workers pensions, why federal workers are paying the price for small reversals in sequestration and why we are almost at the Ryan far right budget.

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