Job sharing was a failure during the Great Depression. Why should it work now?
The Federal Reserve's easy money policies are leading to tumultuous markets. Something drastic should be done.
Are there additional energy costs of running a light rail that don't get measured?
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A more realistic view is that a housing boom and bust happened to strike a fragile financial system whose fragility was worsened by ill-conceived government interventions.