Every day we hear the economy discussed from all sides of the political equation in exactly the same way. Whether it’s Obama or Hollande, Putin or Hu, Fox News or NPR, Bill Clinton or John Boehner, Mitt Romney or Larry Summers, George Soros or Bill Gates, Sean Hannity or Rachel Maddow, Paul Krugman or Alan Greenspan or even Robert Reich, everybody is now trying to figure out just one thing: how to revive and sustain rapid economic growth, which is equated with economic recovery and the bigger visions of continued ‘progress’.

Some say tax cuts, others say tax hikes. Some say stimulus, others say ...


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