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Sustainable Society:  A society that balances the environment, other life forms, and human interactions over an indefinite time period.







Social Security & Medicare

This section discusses Social Security from a population perspective.

The continued solvency of the Social Security and Medicare systems is a national concern. It is frequently reported that the problem is one of too many retirees compared to the number of people paying into the system. In brief, the worker to retiree ratio.

Although there have been other (apparent) remedies enacted -such as moving out the retirement age, and proposed, the primary solution has been to rapidly grow the U.S. population. Large-scale immigration is central to this (apparent) solution.

The material presented here begins with two items representing the "immigration is solution" side. They are followed by material contrasting this open borders position. Note that the problems related to population growth in general and a sustainable state and nation are generally neglected in these items.

The conclusion is that the research clearly demonstrates that the growth policy is counter productive to the success of Social Security.

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