Dr. John Psarouthakis
A very important, in my opinion, message I have for you at this point in time is based on my experiences and background:
Let me flesh it out by telling you some of the experiences and observations which lead me to this point of view.
First, about my accent.
What you would hear when i talk are lingering cadences of a town called Chania on the Greek island of Crete. I lived there until I was 19 and a half years old,
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Dr. John Psarouthakis, Executive Editor of www.BusinessThinker.com, publisher of www.GavdosPress.com and Founder and former CEO, JP Industries, Inc., a Fortune 500 industrial corporation.
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We have been in the midst of a fundamental and historic shift of how the economies around the world develop. With the collapse of communism, the centralized and state control model of the economy has also collapsed. Other socialist State models, i.e., Sweden, UK before Margaret Thatcher, have also collapsed. What we have now, however, imperfect it maybe, is the model of the “Free Market.”
This shift is occurring in parallel with two other sociopolitical expressions:
- Smaller government, though the last couple years this seems to have moderated quite a bit, and
- the need, indeed the demand by our society to provide assistance, protection, and distribution of economic benefits a “fair” way
What we are witnessing is a major shift on “how we can fulfill our expectations of a humanistic society” while we keep the state’s interventions and control power at minimum.
Before I deal with this question (shift) let me digress in to a bit of history . . . . After all, how can a Greek get up to talk about such matters without referring to HISTORY .
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