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The biggest risk to the economy in 2012, and what’s the economy for anyway?

Robert Reich, professor of public policy | January 31, 2012

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos a few days ago, said the “critical risks” facing the American economy this year were a worsening of Europe’s chronic sovereign debt crisis and a rise in tensions with Iran that could stoke global oil prices. What about jobs and wages here at … Continue reading »