Saturday, January 15, 2011

Going Down in an Up Economy

Froma Harrop, Providence Journal
In the typical economic downturn, Americans thrown out of work make a deal with Euthenia, the Greek goddess of prosperity. They say (in their heads): We will get through this. We'll move in with family, find any part-time job. All we want is an assurance that good times will eventually return for hardworking people like us. In the past, Euthenia delivered. A recession would run its course like the flu, then the economy would become its old self again, a welcoming place for anyone with a work ethic. Receive news alertsThis downturn may be different. Yes, the high fever has passed. And the...


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