Please don’t leave out the call for a severe re-shaping of the tax code to pull back a large portion of that wealth and re-invest it in the nation and its communities. It’s not the only remedy, but remember that the postwar tax system had marginal rates in the 80 and 90 percentiles — Communal, government -backed initiatives paid for with that tax wealth was a big part of that post-war boom. Don’t shy away from revitalizing the economy through this vital channel.

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