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The means of production

U.S. Is Finding Its Role in Business Hard to Unwind: Between financial rescue missions and the economic stimulus program, government spending accounts for a bigger share of the nation’s economy — 26 percent — than at any time since World War II. The government is financing 9 out of 10 new mortgages in the United…

Swedish stereotypes, true & false

Sweden Says No to Saving Saab: Which makes it all the more wrenching that the Swedish government has responded to Saab’s desperate financial situation by saying, essentially, tough luck. Or, as the enterprise minister, Maud Olofsson, put it recently, “The Swedish state is not prepared to own car factories.” Such a view might seem jarring,…