What to watch, read, and listen to over the long weekend.
The regular Roosevelt Rundown will be back next Friday. We wish you and yours a happy and safe Memorial Day weekend!
What We’re Watching
Paul Krugman on the Dangerous Return to Austerity and How to Stop It – Groundwork Collaborative
Nobel Prize-Winning Economist: US Needs a Vision for Post-Coronavirus Economy – The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell
Mrs. America – Hulu
And tomorrow at 11 a.m. ET, learn what FedAccounts are and why we need them in stimulus legislation during a virtual briefing co-hosted by Roosevelt, Take on Wall Street, and Americans for Financial Reform—and featuring Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH). RSVP now.
What We’re Reading
Facing Adulthood with an Economic Disaster’s Lasting Scars – New York Times
We Can Prevent a Great Depression. It’ll Take $10 Trillion. – The Atlantic
What We’re Listening To
Why the Market Fails in a Crisis (with Joseph Stiglitz) – Pitchfork Economics
Common Language of Emotions (with [Roosevelt’s] Mehrsa Baradaran) – Pod Save the People
“The World’s Scariest Economist” on Coronavirus, Innovation, and Purpose – The Ezra Klein Show