Retreat and Reboot
I was thrilled to see a front cover of TIME that offered some answers on getting us out of the world's financial mess [Feb. 16]. I believe the first responsibility of every nation is to protect its citizens against long-term unemployment and the resultant poverty. I am not advocating tariffs or large-scale protection from imports but it is important that we maintain employment through restoring our essential manufacturing base, which has been considerably eroded through manufacturers going offshore. Add to this the encouragement of consumers to buy homemade goods and products and if...

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