No Half-Stepping Stimulus

Isaiah J. Poole

Democratic leaders in the House are currently sketching out the details of an economic stimulus package designed to soften the blow later this year of the now-apparent recession.

But Robert Kuttner, founding co-editor of The American Prospect and the author of “The Squandering of America,” is warning that the Democrats should seize the opportunity – and take the political risk – of offering a bold and robust plan to not only stimulate the economy in the short run but reform the economy in the long run.

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