18 Oct '11, 4am

Will the Great Disruption Lead to a Sustainable Economy?

Call me cynical, but I just don't see a long-term rebound happening within the confines of our current economic and political realities. Considering that Republicans have made it clear they would rather see Obama lose reelection than support any jobs or infrastructure investment, even if we could somehow overcome the political roadblocks currently stopping us from doing the "gargantuan investment" in infrastructure needed, as reported in the Washington Post today, the kind of investment that is being discussed is largely about repairing the infrastructure of our past such as bridges and roads. And it should be said that much of that is worth-doing, but what is being discussed is not the kind of future-thinking infrastructure we really need, like high-speed rail, rural broadband, a smart grid, winterization and solar and wind farms. And knowing US politics, we'll probably o...

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