The End Of Affluence Essay Research Paper — страница 6

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to create ideas to help with increasing the growth. We as a nation have our work cut out for us. Slow economic growth may increasingly set old pensioners against young workers, homeowners against renters, suburbs against cities and those with power, by virtue of their own wealth against those who have none. We have already seen much of this reality in the angry arguments over welfare, Social Security, and other topics such as health care. Our main rival, however, is not the rest of the world, it is the memory of our exceptional past, when our economic advantages made us the most productive country in every major industry and our incomes grew accordingly. Once our mindset changes, then we can set down to business and hopefully before it is too late, take charge of the biggest

national threat to our society