The hoopla over booming Thanksgiving weekend sales doesn't sit right with Caroline Baum, who...

|By:, SA News Editor

The hoopla over booming Thanksgiving weekend sales doesn't sit right with Caroline Baum, who says spending doesn't create wealth, but just shifts money around. "The wealth of nations comes not from what we spend, but from what we sow ... there is something fundamentally wrong with a culture that promotes spending as a key to health and wealth."