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Pension Nostalgia

The Washington Post recently painted a grim picture of a future America “without pensions.” The decline of defined-benefit pensions has supposedly led us to a “retirement crisis.” At Bloomberg View, I make the case that our retirement system has improved in recent decades–and a lot of journalists can’t see the evidence even when it’s right in front of them.

Ramesh Ponnuru — Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg View, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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