Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Dean Baker | The Reason for 15 Million Unemployed: Poor Thinking at the Top

Dean Baker, Truthout: "The United States has more than 15 million people unemployed. This is not their fault. It is the fault of really bad policy decisions by people who get paid more than almost all of the unemployed ever did or ever will. The failure of economic policymakers to recognize and attack an $8 trillion housing bubble led to the downturn. The continuing failure of economic policymakers to think creatively is why 15 million people remain unemployed."
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