Big changes aren’t always noticeable. Often, they’re more gradual; the sum of numerous little changes that amount to sweeping, earth-shattering shifts. Take any civic battle, for instance: Though to some it may seem like gay marriage, desegregation and women’s suffrage were sudden acts, they were actually achievements at the heels of prolonged campaigns that knew just as many downfalls as wins. In the end, however, only the outcome mattered.
The same principle applies to economics, both on the macro and on the micro level. While universal health care seems like a non-possibility in today’s climate, things can change with enough chipping […]