Dean Baker for Truthout: We now have good preliminary evidence that the investment boom exists only in the realm of political propaganda.
"In country after country, what people were saying is that we need to invest in our children, in our elderly, and in health care and education and environmental protection," he said.
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Trevor Griffey teaches U.S. history at The Evergreen State College, and is a member of United Faculty of Evergreen (affiliated with both the AFT & WEA).