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Robert J. Samuelson: Will deleveraging strengthen recovery or denote deeper economic ills?

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  • DVD Taylorsville, 00
    April 10, 2014 8:38 a.m.

    It would also help to have a worldwide system of fair pay for work. Currently we have regions of the world, such as East and South Asia where exported work is done for slave level returns. That pulls everyone else down.

  • Thid Barker Victor, ID
    April 10, 2014 9:32 a.m.

    No mention in this article of the staggering NATIONAL debt! $17.4 trillion and accelerating and it will destroy our economy while our "leaders" just keep on borrowing and spending!

  • marxist Salt Lake City, UT
    April 11, 2014 11:06 a.m.

    Deleveraging will reveal the long anticipated prediction of Marx come true - capital doesn't need as much labor as before, and capital's long desired minimization of wages is accelerating. The immediate future is grim, initially for labor but also for capital as well.

  • marxist Salt Lake City, UT
    April 12, 2014 11:01 a.m.

    Only the constant pumping by the Fed has kept the economy from falling into depression.