Sunday, November 30, 2008

Food For Thought

Spending isn't the lone solution to our economic problems.  Not by a long shot.

Political Economy: Fundamentally Flawed

The American consumer is king. That’s evident in the latest news about the economy, which showed that a drop in purchases of everything from flat-panel televisions to clothes to cars is pushing the United States into a potentially deep and [...]
As long as we're talking about spending and the economy:

Holiday shopping off to higher start; Online sales reported up 2%, modest gain in stores

Early indications pointed to slightly higher sales, both online and at stores, as the crucial holiday shopping season kicked off this weekend in the midst of a major economic downturn. Online, initial returns showed a 2% gain in [...]


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