Book Discussion on End This Depression Now!

Paul Krugman talked about his new book, End This Depression Now!, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic… read more

Paul Krugman talked about his new book, End This Depression Now!, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Mr. Krugman said in the interview that “bad thinking and political deadlock among our elite is keeping millions of millions of Americans in a state of desperation.” Topics included his choice of “depression” over “recession” in the title of his book, the economy and austerity measures in European Union countries, health care costs, and the economic stimulus passed by Congress in 2009.

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Book Discussion on End This Depression Now!

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 9, 2012
Last Aired:
May 10, 2012

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  • May 09, 2012 | 8:33am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 09, 2012 | 2:20pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • May 09, 2012 | 7:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 10, 2012 | 1:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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