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Should the USA fail, in order to Save the World?

imagesNaomi Klein spoke against Sarah Palin, but this was not unexpected.  Klein raised the question, could the world economy profit if the U.S. economy faltered?  She thinks it might, and thinks the world could falter if the U.S. economy does make a come-back…

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4231109320246838401

iggy donnelly

As fnord noted, this is a long video.  Below is a re-cap of the speech Klein gave for the 100th anniversay of progressive magazine.  It is more parsimonious than the video:

http://www.progressive.org/klein0809.html

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