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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Lyra Hill is a comics artist, filmmaker and graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She organizes Brain Frame, a series of performative comics readings, and is awesome.