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Well, no. The construction of a pyramid scheme is that the early participants (or owners) reap huge gains, while the latecomes get fleeced. That is exactly opposite of how Social Security works. (Nearly) everybody pays in. (Nearly) everybody (who lives) takes back out. It has been that way for 80 years. Can you name an actual pyramid scheme which has lasted so long? So your accusation fails the simplest test.

Not a pyramid scheme but people born before 1930 had/have a much higher benefit for their contributions to SS than people born after 1940.

Almost certain that young people (less than age 35) will means tested at retirement age
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