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Thursday, September 6, 2012

Jeffrey Sachs Has It Backwards: The State Is Asphyxiating the People

In an article in the Financial Times ("The US has already lost the battle over government," Aug. 16), Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, argues that "for all the rhetoric, the small-government agenda has already prevailed." His punch line is: "Both parties are accomplices to the asphyxiation of the state." The reality is that the state is asphyxiating the people.
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