Thanks for your comments on my "Occupy Wall Street" column, and apologies to those like Christy and Jessica who thought I sounded condescending. And if you have trouble with the link, try this: http://nyti.ms/pM4oNd My basic take is that capitalism itself is an amazing system for raising living standards (hey, I lived under Communism, in China), but that banking needs better regulation to function properly -- and that we need plenty more accountability all around. Other suggestions for measures to recommend welcome as well.
My column looks at the "Occupy Wall Street" protests: Are they Tahrir on the Hudson? http://nyti.ms/pM4oNd More important, I offer some suggestions for specific reforms to address the protesters' concerns. Read the column and let me know what you think.