Congress votes to override D.C.'s 2013 ballot initiative on budget autonomy. Virginia's governor faces a federal investigation over international finance and lobbying rules. And D.C., Maryland and Virginia move to create a Metro safety oversight panel.
Could America’s reaction to the current economic crisis make or break our economy for the next 75 to 100 years? Yes, says the Financial Times editor for world trade. He debunks what he calls the “economic myths” we’ve come to believe over the years and explains what Americans can learn from Argentina’s experience in the wake of the Great Depression.
- Alan Beattie World Trade Editor, The Financial Times; and author of "False Economy: A Surprising Economic History of the World" (Riverhead)
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