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October 2, 2008 11:37 AM

Commentary: Government by Goldman Sachs comes to end

America, at last, is debating the proper relationship between government and finance, a debate that marks the end of an era in American history. It wasn't understood as an era during its time, and it never had a name. But it was the Neoliberal Era, when all politics were confined to matters acceptable to Wall Street. It began in 1981 and ended last week.

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