Creating an Economy that Works
The economy is not a force of Nature or an act of God. It is a human-made construct. We invented it and we can reinvent it. We can make the transition to an innovative, resilient clean economy.
In fact, such bold innovation and reinvention is in our American cultural DNA. We did it when we harnessed the power of oil in 1859. We did it during the Industrial Revolution when we created mass production. We did it after the Great Depression when we built the Hoover Dam and the Golden Gate Bridge. And we did it when we tapped the creativity of the space race to develop myriad new products and companies.
It is time to do it again, to lean into creating an economy that will simultaneously increase prosperity for our people, reinvigorate the American Dream, and restore the environment. This is the greatest challenge and opportunity of our lifetime.