Systemic inequality is when systems within society predispose an unequal outcome regardless of personal prejudice. The rules of Social Security are an example of systemic inequality.
Here is an outline of the discussion:
[0:00] Background to Social Security [1:49] Did we know this was coming? What could have been done differently? [3:11] Is the market too risky for retirement investments? [6:22] Systemic Inequality in the Social Security System transfers money from Black men to white married women who never paid into the system. [8:30] How much better off would the families of Black males be if Social Security could be inherited? [10:18] What is a libertarian view of forcing people to save for retirement? [13:56] The myth of “your” money in Social Security. [14:49] How would privatizing Social Security work.
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