There’s a lot of myth and misunderstanding out there regarding the long term viability of Social Security. While it’s unlikely to go bust in our lifetime, there are serious policy questions about it’s long term viability and changes that need to happen. But that’s a provocative topic few politicians are willing to touch. A new book, however, has not only broached the topic, it’s also proposed a somewhat radical re-imagining of Social Security, in order to secure the program and recognize the new reality of longer lives, less retirement and income inequality in our country. Written by Yale Law professor Anne L. Alstott,A New Deal For Old-Age asks essential moral and practical questions about how we should meet the needs of our aging and diverse society. To better understand Professor Alstott’s arguments and answers, Read Here.