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... "make the case" for Larry at Agent Orange ... but noticed that strangely the article was not linked to.

That inspired me to read the article. Yup, the supposedly proudly progressive analysis of the challenge of economic inequality turned a blind eye to the role of the Finance Sector and instead laid it at the feet of tech change and globalization (implicitly a force of nature rather than consequence of deliberate policy actions).

I wrote it up at Voices on the Square: Summers: Economic Inequality a Problem, but not the Fed Chair's Responsibility

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Sat Aug 3rd, 2013 at 11:09:22 PM EST

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