New York Times Wages War on Medicare and Social Security
The Times deplores popular needs.
by Stephen Lendman
The record of America's newspaper of record is deplorable. It supports wealth, power, privilege and dominance. It backs corporate interests. It spurns popular ones. It endorses imperial wars.
It's comfortable about toppling independently elected governments. It's silent about propping up friendly despots. It's quiet about disappearing democratic freedoms. It ignores US duopoly power.
It endorses sham elections. It's waging war on America's social contract. ObamaCare rationed healthcare to enrich insurers, drug companies, and large hospital chains.
In March 2010, a Times editorial headlined "Health Care Reform, at last." It praised what it should have condemned.
Ralph Nader called it "a pay-or-die system that's the disgrace of the Western world."