The Simple Truth about the Economy

April 12th, 2012

This week, we look beyond political rhetoric to what’s going on with the U.S. economy. We are being bombarded from many sources with information about what will make America competitive, what will fix the economy and what’s wrong with our national debt.

Most of this information comes from an organization or individual that wants us to believe their perspective of the issues. They will mold the story so that we act in what they feel is the best interest of their concerns. These stories often stray from the truth.

This program is focused on offering some simple truths about the economy and American competitiveness that seem to go unspoken by the national media. We believe providing these truths support making the best choices with your money and your vote in the fall.

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Our Guests Today are:

David Brodwin

After a successful 20 year career in the management and technology consulting business, David has become a national leader in strategy and framing, focused on the non-profit sector and on sustainability issues.

He is a co-founder of American Sustainable Business Council, a network of business associations that promotes sustainability through public policy, largely at the federal level.  David also writes a weekly column for U.S. News.

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Michael Mandel

Michael is a regular with us on Business Matters and always brings a clear and discerning eye to what’s going on in the economy. For many years, Michael was a economics writer and then chief economist at  Business Week. Today, he is the chief economics strategist at the Progressive Policy Institute, CEO of Visible Economy and a senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School’s Mack Center for Technological Innovation.

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For Your Consideration

Insights that you may find useful on how to be a more aware consumer of information.
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