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Lessons from Greece in US Debt Crisis

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Lessons from Greece in US Debt CrisisDespite public outrage and yesterday's riots over austerity measures, Athens was quiet today as the Greek parliament put the final touches on spending cuts and tax increases designed to unlock $17 billion in aid from the European Union, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund. If the US doesn't bite a similar bullet, will its "full faith and credit" be suspect in the eyes of the world? 

Credits

Guests:
Nick Malkoutzis - Macropolis - @NickMalkoutzis, Zanny Minton Beddoes - Economist, Jacob Kirkegaard - Peterson Institute for International Economics - @PIIE_com, Ron Fournier - National Journal - @ron_fournier

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Andrea Brody, Karen Radziner