New Survey Finds More than 4-in-10 Americans Say Capitalism Isn’t Working Well

As Americans digest news of Detroit’s bankruptcy, the largest municipal filing in the country’s history, some wonder whether the U.S. economic system is to blame. Our new 2013 Economic Values Survey, just released yesterday, shows that while most Americans believe American capitalism is functioning, few give it high marks. A majority (54 percent) of Americans believe American capitalism is working very (9 percent) or somewhat well (45 percent), while more... more

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