Tuesday, October 8, 2013
How Has The Great Recession Affected Our Children's Future?
The depth and duration of the Great Recession has had a powerful impact on families and their ability to prepare their children for the future. We could have done more to deal with these issues but our focus quickly turned from doing what was needed to speed up the recovery to other matters. Rather than dealing with the reality of a deep recession, our attention shifted to limiting the role of the government in the economy. We were told that budget deficits would be harmful to future generations. We ignored the harm to future generations that was happening all around us.