The Great Debate
- Matthew Bishop and Michael Green are the authors of “Philanthrocapitalism: How the Rich Can Save the World.” They blog regularly at Philanthrocapitalism. Their views are their own. -
– Bernd Debusmann is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. –
Shock!! Horror!! The United States is becoming more like Europe! The rugged individualism that makes up part of the country’s self-image may be doomed. Paternalism threatens to throttle enterprise and initiative.