Wednesday, September 29, 2010

"... That's how we can tell whether or not we are still in the neoliberal era...

"The term ‘economic reform’ implicitly meant more government between 1875 and 1975, and has implicitly meant less government since.  ... "
-- Sumner discussing Sweden's elections and the wondrous effects of lower taxes. Only in the US has the financial crisis spurred a (temporary?) movement to the left. In Europe, the move has been strongly anti-government.

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