The page proofs of my upcoming book, “Inflated: How Money and Debt Built the American Dream,” just went back to the editors. Financial history is that it forces you to take a long view of both economics and the political narrative used to describe it. It is the issue of language and labels, in my view, that is making it so difficult for Americans to understand the current state of the economy..

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