• The Outlook For The Middle Class Is Gloomy 

  • Even If The Cliff Is Averted, The Outlook Isn’t Encouraging 

  • Population Trends Are Also Working Against Robust Growth 

  • Curbing Entitlements Could Accelerate The Decline In Growth 

  • What’s True For The U.S. Is Increasingly True For The Rest of The World

  • Climate Change and Natural Disasters Are Another Rising Cost Center 

  • As Nations Seek Economic Advantage, Border Skirmishes Become More Contentious 

  • Nevertheless, Humanity Continues To Lurch Forward 

  • Industry Continues To Improve Productivity 

  • In Other Words, While There Are Causes For Concern, There Is Cause For Hope As Well 

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