The Last Ten Percent -

progress ten reasons to look forward to the future - a book of the year for the economist and the observer our world seems to be collapsing the daily news cycle reports the deterioration divisive politics across the western world racism poverty war inequality hunger, trustees reports the united states social security - in 2018 the combined cost of the social security and medicare programs is estimated to equal 8 6 percent of gdp the trustees project an increase to 11 7 percent of gdp by 2035 and to 12 3 percent by 2092 with most of these increases attributable to medicare