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You Don't Have to Yell

Feb 17, 2023

In the 19th century, Great Britain found itself saddled with debt after funding the Napoleonic Wars in continental Europe. In this episode, Ben Studebaker and Dan revisit how austerity measures taken by the British government ultimately led to its decline as a world power, how falling into the trap of "sensible...

Feb 3, 2023

Last week, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen announced the federal government would hit the debt ceiling limit sooner than expected, and "extraordinary measures" would need to be taken to keep the government functioning.

In this episode, Marc Goldwein of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget discusses how a lack...