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A blog written for those whose interests more or less match mine.

Life expectancy vs. Retirement age

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This chart is from the Economist (click image to enlarge):

The Economist (and, I think, conservatives in general) look at the number of years people are now living after retirement versus the period 1965-70, and they are dismayed: all those people, all those years, not working. So the conservative approach is to increase the retirement age to get closer to the ideal of having people work until they drop dead.

Written by LeisureGuy

3 March 2010 at 11:39 am

Posted in Daily life, Government

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  1. I say again that conservatives are trying their hardest, by design, to get us back to conditions resembling an infinitesimally small and unimaginably wealthy percentage at the top, separated by a vast poor and struggling class. Let’s face it, the middle class no longer really exists in significant numbers, what we have is an emerging struggling class, formerly known as the middle class.

    Jeff

    3 March 2010 at 1:14 pm


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