Feb 24, 2022
Our month-end wrap up with Arjun Moorthy explores the polling data from his website, TheFactual.com, and just how much Americans understand about our national debt, the ways it could all go sideways, and what we can do about it.
You can hear more from Arjun and our very own Dan Sally on the Unbiased podcast:
Feb 17, 2022
Barry Eichengreen of UC Berkeley discusses the history of sovereign debt and the strategies nations have used to resolve it.
His book, In Defense of Public Debt, can be purchased here: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/in-defense-of-public-debt-9780197577899?cc=us&lang=en&
Feb 10, 2022
Maya MacGuineas of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget discusses how an inherently political process for allocating federal funds combined with an increasingly contentious political climate has put the United States in a fiscally dangerous situation.
Feb 3, 2022
Of the many who fear the size of the US national debt, the parties that keep buying more of it are not among them. Tara Sinclair of George Washington University explains why people keep buying US debt, the many ways we can safely emerge from under the current load, and the one way it could end very, very badly for...