TED Conversations

This conversation is closed.

Stimulating Americas Economy

Stimulating America’s Economy

America is in a time of desperation and with the aid of a few specific, undeniably rich Americans.
Forty-two percent of American’s financial wealth is owned by about one percent of Americans. This being said I believe with some collaboration and generosity they alone have the power to bring America’s economy back to its former glory. I’m not trying to propose one guy bailing out America, but a group such as the top one hundred richest Americans’ chipping in along with the U.S. government creating a three trillion dollar act giving about ten thousand dollars to every American. The children will buy toys, teens electronics, young adults college and homes, adults more toys for their kids, gas, food, and maybe even a toy for themselves. This would cause a huge shopping spree across America causing not just one type of business to be reinvigorated, but all types ranging from local restaurants, to multimillion dollar industries. Americas businesses would thrive and more jobs would open. I am not trying to say this will solve all of our problems but it’s a start and we have to start somewhere, and all of this can only happen with the efforts of you, an individual, speaking up, spreading the word. We can make this happen

Demosthenes and Locke


Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.

  • Sep 27 2011: From Americans To Americans We need the rich to understand the suffering of the homeless, the desperation of the lower class and the values of the middle class. We don't need them giving away a billion dolars (although that would be nice) but anything would help.

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.