Do you think the social insurance programs are effective? How are social insurance programs affected by the socioeconomic and political forces?

Social Assignment

The main social insurance programs like Social Security, Medicare, and unemployment compensation are funded by a payroll tax on the earnings of individuals who may receive benefits.

Do you think the social insurance programs are effective? How are social insurance programs affected by the socioeconomic and political forces? Explain your answers.

Respond to this question below as well in a separate paragraph:

There are real worries that Social Security is not sustainable for the long-term as it is presently setup, and one solution proposed to address this concern is to raise the age of eligibility. (Greenberg and Page, 512-513)

Should the age at which folks are eligible for Social Security be raised? If so, how come? If not, why not?

Minimum of 2 sources cited (assigned readings/online lessons and an outside source) for your Initial Post, and 1 scholarly source for your Follow-Up Post.

APA format for in-text citations and list of references USE THIS TEXTBOOK BELOW AS ONE REFERENCE AND ANY OTHER REFERENCE SHOULD BE FROM 2017 AND ON

Greenberg, E. S & Page, B. I. (2018). The Struggle for Democracy, 2018 Elections and Updates Edition. (12th ed.). Pearson.

ONLY NEED A FEW PARAGRAPHS IN TOTAL FIRST ANSWER CAN HAVE MORE INFORMATION THAN THR SECOND ANSWER

Do you think the social insurance programs are effective? How are social insurance programs affected by the socioeconomic and political forces?