Kenneth Baer

Co-Editor, Democracy

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Co-Editor of Democracy, a journal of ideas; former senior speech writer for Vice President Al Gore, and policy consultant to Democratic candidates

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The stock markets are down again, with the  Dow Jones Industrial  average falling below 10,000 for the first time in four years.

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