Ooops. I’m about to agree with Paul Krugman….

Oops. I’m about to make history and agree with Paul Krugman on the need for a better informed electorate, a point he makes in the piece you can find here. I agree that we need a more informed electorate but we have to go beyond just informing the electorate on economic issues. The electorate has to learn how to vote on economic issues. It has to learn how best to use the political mechanism for increasing our access to capital, an access to which commercial and political elites create a substantial bottleneck.

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Alton Drew brings a straight forward and insightful brand of political market intelligence. Alton Drew graduated from the Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in economics and political science (1984); a Master of Public Administration (1993); and a Juris Doctor (1999). You can also follow Alton Drew on Twitter @altondrew.
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One Response to Ooops. I’m about to agree with Paul Krugman….

  1. kenski2013 says:

    And of course, the politicians need to learn how to and be willing to make policy that helps citizens increase their access to capital, instead of bottling it up among the wealthy.

    It’s also interesting to notice how so many seem to vote against their economic interest in the present era, instead voting for those who claim to worry so much about enforcing “morality”, in areas such as contraception, abortion, and LGBT rights.

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