US debt showdown: who's to blame for the deadlock?
Its Thanksgiving in the United States but millions of Americans will be hard pushed to find much to be grateful for this year: 9 percent of the population is out of work. In Washington its deadlock as usual. The so-called Supercommitte of 3 democrats and 3 republicans has proven its anything but missed a deadline on an agreement to reduce a record national debt. That means across the board spending cuts will take effect.
Friday, November 25, 2011
Another France24 Debate Over the Debt and Its Effect on the 2012 Election
On Wednesday, there was also a(n English-language) debate on the France 24 TV channel about the debt and the upcoming 2012 campaign (Part 1 and Part 2).