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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Dr. Michael I. Niman is a professor of journalism and media studies at Buffalo State College. His previous columns are archived at www.mediastudy.com and are available globally through syndication.