Lawrence Wittner: The GOP platform will have plenty of rhetoric about freedom and limited government. But the party’s actual policies will reflect a very different agenda.
Robert Reich: Paper entrepreneurs ensure that capital is allocated efficiently among product enrepreneurs. But paper entrepreneurs do not directly enlarge the economic pie. They only arrange and divide the slices. They provide nothing of tangible use. For an economy to maintain its health, entrepreneurial rewards should flow primarily to product, not paper.