Issue 80

March 2004

Fast Talk


From the Editor

  • Revisiting the New Economy

    What more telling icon was there of the New Economy boom and bust than the sock puppet? The feisty pooch debuted in Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in 1999 and made a pricey television cameo at the 2000 Super Bowl. A dog of few words, he nonetheless spoke to the excess and irrational thinking that came to pervade the New Economy.

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