Because saving Social Security takes us to a conflict between math and politics, the Congress has has a tough time selecting solutions.
With job guarantee proposals in the news, we can start to consider what so massive an entitlement program could involve.
Facing an aging population and more entitlements, countries that are encouraging more births to expand the labor force might be creating a bigger problem.
Increasing income inequality by moving from communal farming to individual plots, Plymouth Colony Governor William Bradford changed income redistribution.
It is a recipe for demographic disaster when you have too many old people and not enough babies. The problem is the size of the working age population. When countries like the US are affluent enough to provide support to…