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Links for Monday, August 4, 2008

  • Robert Reich: The Heart of the Economic Mess – “The long-term answer is for us to invest in the productivity of our working people — enabling families to afford health insurance and have access to good schools and higher education — while also rebuilding our infrastructure and investing in the clean energy technologies of the future.
  • CNN Money: Let’s Make America Thrifty Again – “Tufano and Princeton’s Daniel Schneider have proposed adding a line to tax forms so you could get part of your refund back in bonds. Aside from the convenience, this would send a signal that Uncle Sam thinks saving is a good thing to do with your refund.