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The Roots of the Social Security Myth

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Tags Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyFiscal Theory

06/01/2001John Attarian

John Attarian shows that the Social Security program is not an insurance program at all but rather a pure transfer scam designed to make the elderly dependent on the tax take from younger workers.

In a particular controversial section, the author shows how implausible so-called privatization is in the American context, and how the only path to reform involves dismantling this program completely. The complete text runs 50 pages.

 

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