Open thread for night owls: Figuring how not to waste the next economic crisis
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Atossa Araxia Abrahamian at The Nation writes—How to Not Waste the Next Economic Crisis. A downturn will (eventually) come—and with it, a once-in-a-generation opportunity to transform the US economy:

Since the fall of 2008, Americans have watched the financial markets with the hypervigilant anxiety of a rescue pet: spoiled by (relative) prosperity and half expecting to be cast back out at a moment’s notice. This feeling of nervous anticipation peaked over the summer, when a key economic...

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