Reich says there are two "accelerators" the our governement can use to get the economy going when it's slowing down. One is monetary policy, where the Fed lowers interest rates, which they have done. The other is fiscal policy, where Congress and the President are spending more, cutting taxes, and giving tax rebates.
He also talks to Faith about corporate bailouts, and NAFTA.
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