How Germany got it right on the economy is Harold Meyerson's title of a November 24, 2010 article at the Washington Post where he writes inter alia:
"Germany's economy is the strongest in the world....Read the whole thing.
Growth is robust, and real wages are rising....
One key to Germany's miracle is the mittelstand, as the family-owned small and mid-size manufacturing firms that dominate the economy are known...."
Hat tip to CaryGEE.