By David Rothkopf – Europe is a generalization. As recent events have demonstrated yet again, sharing a continent with someone doesn’t necessarily make you their countryman … or even capable of cooperating with them when it is in your mutual self-interest.
Europe’s success stories not only quash absurd assertions that having a state with a strong social safety net is the problem, they offer examples that might be well followed outside Europe; say, in the United States, home to another broken, corrupted version of capitalism.
The point is that some parts of Europe are not only working well, but can be examples worth emulating — both by the continent’s more reckless debtors and the United States itself. more> http://tinyurl.com/cf2en6o
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