Elect a new president to save capitalism

first_imgCategories: Letters to the Editor, OpinionRobert Reich, in his book “Saving Capitalism,” describes how moneyed interests have bought government influence so they can pervert the market’s rules and divert most of our economy’s gains into their pockets. This is a depressing story, but Reich offers us hope. He notes that three times in America’s past, we have been in a similar fix. But each time, the voters rose up and elected strong presidents (Andrew Jackson, Teddy and Franklin Roosevelt) and gave them enough political clout to take back the economy for ordinary citizens. I sincerely hope we can accomplish a fourth save.Bruce PomeroyDuanesburgMore from The Daily Gazette:Schenectady County warns of possible COVID-19 exposure at Schenectady restaurant, Rotterdam barEDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesEDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the censusLocal movie theater operators react to green lightFoss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?last_img

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