Will privatizing public pension plans spell disaster for the elderly, or is it a bold idea for coping with rising costs? Major changes to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) were made in 1998. Most likely on future agendas will be the abolition of the CPP and its replacement with a system of mandatory RRSPs. Monica Townson looks at the forces behind this push to privatize public pensions and examines countries where privatization has already taken place. As the debate continues in the new millennium, "Pensions Under Attack provides the information needed to question the agenda behind the push to privatize public pensions.Townson, Monica is the author of 'Pensions Under Attack Whats Behind the Push to Privatize Public Pensions' with ISBN 9781550286946 and ISBN 1550286943.