Mar 11 • 21M

Want the good news or the bad news re: the economy?

Saturday coffee klatch with Heather Lofthouse

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Welcome back to today’s coffee klatch, where Heather Lofthouse (executive director of Inequality Media Civic Action and my former student) and I delve into the week’s highs and lows. So grab a cup, pull up a chair, and take our poll (if you wish).

Today’s topics:

— Friday’s jobs report, and why the big news is wages.

— Thursday’s Biden budget, and why the big news is that it’s all a theatrical production designed to counter House Republicans.

— Why Wall Street now regards good economic news as bad news. And what all this might mean for the 2024 presidential election.

— Plus, our special guest ChatGPT!


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