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The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity

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  • Posted February 8, 2013

    An economist's view of the situation

    I say "an economist" because this book treats most moral and tricky areas of American society from the lens of an economist, which may not be the best view of the situation. It does, however, help to see the facts behind various divides, especially the income gap in this country, something tailored to the talents of Sachs. At times a basic economics lesson, at times a political call to arms, this book adequately describes most of what is wrong with the country, while providing some provocative, if not very useful, solutions.

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  • Posted April 25, 2012

    Macro economics can be confusing to say the least Jeffery Sacks

    Macro economics can be confusing to say the least Jeffery Sacks explains the % of GDP as it relates to previous years and decades. If his solution suggestions were followed we The U.S. could climb out of the hole we've dug ourselves. No more blame game. If we don't have a workable solution, then we're making the problem worse.. A true solution path.

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  • Posted March 27, 2012

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    A great teacher - must read!

    This is a great accompaniment to the other piece I am reading by Howard Zinn.

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