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July 01, 2016

Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson

Two political scientists, Yale University’s Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson from the University of California at Berkeley, offer a vigorous defense of government's role in the growth and development of the United States economy. In their recently published new book, "American Amnesia: How the War on Government Led Us to Forget What Made America Prosper," they argue that historical ignorance is the cause of contemporary harm.

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American amnesia

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