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Economists Explain 'How To Save Capitalism'

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Economists Explain 'How To Save Capitalism'

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Economists Explain 'How To Save Capitalism'

Economists Explain 'How To Save Capitalism'

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The credit crisis and the mortgage meltdown have led many people to question the fundamentals of the economy; some argue that capitalism is to blame. In the November issue of Harper's Magazine, economic experts weigh in on capitalism — and whether the system needs fixing.

Joseph Stiglitz, winner of the 2001 Nobel prize in economics, argues that it is time to "Realign The Interests of Wall Street."

Eric Janszen, a former venture capitalist, says the United States must "Reindustrialize."