The country needs and, unless I mistake its temper, the country demands bold, persistent experimentation. It is common sense to take a method and try it: If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1932
The 2008 Crisis Lives On:Jon and Lev discuss fiscal stimulus in the wake of the '08 crisis, compare FDR's New Deal to Obama's Recovery Act, and list as many 1930s NYC public works infrastructure projects as they can.
P.S. The audio sounds so much better! Thanks Timmy!