Required Resources Read/review the following resources for this activity:
Textbook: Chapter 17
Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook)
Initial Post Instructions
For the initial post, respond to one of the following options, and label the beginning of your post indicating Option 1
Option 1: 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.