CAN A GAS TAX SAVE THE ECONOMY?


Jay Powell of the Bipartisan Policy Institute and David Callahan of Demos debate budget reform models.
DATE: 05/27/2011

Discussion Questions

PLEASE NOTE: We have three new video clips with ideas for how to deal with the budget crisis. You might consider viewing all three clips before going to the discussion questions (which are the same for all three clips). The other two videos can be found here:

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Clash of the Conservative Budgets

1. Do you feel our country's current budget needs to be reformed? Why or why not?

2. What are some of the positives of the budget reform ideas in this video?

3. What are some of the negatives of the budget reform ideas in this video?

4. What solutions or ideas would you offer?


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