A Georgetown Professor and international government advisor, both syndicated journalists, bring a fresh perspective to current issues, literature and life.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
The Depression Reading List
Editor's Note: Over four years after it started, reality is finally settling in on the nation. A S Prisant.
Reuters “As the U.S. economy slouches toward another recession and confidence in policymakers erodes, investors are coming to grips with the notion that the country may already be several years into a Japan-style lost decade.”
The New York Times “Another 2.6 million people slipped into poverty in the United States last year, the Census Bureau reported Tuesday, and the number of Americans living below the official poverty line, 46.2 million people, was the highest number in the 52 years the bureau has been publishing figures on it.”
CNN “The economy is still struggling. And Americans are in for a long and painful adjustment period.”
From America's youngest syndicated by-line journalist to roles as a strategic advisor to British and other governments, Alexander (Sandy) Prisant has fostered change in business and social/charitable movements on 4 continents. He branded a division of the International Red Cross for the US, launched the Walkman internationally for Sony, brought Hi Tech to Nelson Mandela's South Africa and new ideas in public health care policy to the Middle East.