Watch Live: Joseph Stiglitz, Dean Baker and Others to Respond to Fiscal Commission

November 30, 2010 | Alex Stone

Webcast Event: “Prosperity, Not Austerity,” A Response to the Fiscal Commission and A Blueprint for Economic Recovery, 12/1, 10 am PST

Tomorrow (12/1/2010) afternoon, Pres. Obama’s bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform will release its much discussed final report on federal budget priorities. The report, as previewed in the mark-up published by commission co-chairs Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson three weeks ago, is likely to propose a program of harsh austerity measures, including calls for cuts in Social Security and other programs that will adversely affect the middle class.

From 10:00 am to 12:00 noon PST tomorrow, immediately following the report’s release, a panel of prominent economists and budget experts will respond to the findings and recommend alternative paths to fiscal responsibility, with sustained economic growth for all Americans.

Click this link to watch it live:

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