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411. Is $2 Trillion the Right Medicine for a Sick Economy?

411. Is $2 Trillion the Right Medicine for a Sick Economy?

Update: 2020-04-0252
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Congress just passed the biggest aid package in modern history. We ask six former White House economic advisors and one U.S. Senator: Will it actually work? What are its best and worst features? Where does $2 trillion come from, and what are the long-term effects of all that government spending? 

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Alex McGonagle

is anyone elses audio a bit fucked? crushing the lows

May 14th
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Kim Hawko Vitiello

I don't know what on Earth Linda, the commenter below, is talking about. This was such a fascinating and fairly balanced / bipartisan episode; I encourage anyone to listen.

Apr 19th
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Linda Susan Erickson

Why is this podcast dominated by Dem ideas? Why not curb spending to pay back the Debt, rather 5 just raise revenue?😐

Apr 8th
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411. Is $2 Trillion the Right Medicine for a Sick Economy?

411. Is $2 Trillion the Right Medicine for a Sick Economy?

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