Apr 12, 2021 • 54M

Episode 54: America's Exceptional Resilience

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Wisdom of Crowds
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Damir and Shadi pull back the curtain on the thought process behind Damir's latest essay. The central question: If Europe's social democracies offer far more support to their citizens, why has America weathered both the Great Recession and Covid-19 pandemic better than the European Union?

Required Reading:

  • "Selfishness and American Resilience," by Damir Marusic (Wisdom of Crowds)

  • "Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi Have One Last Job," by Adam Tooze (Foreign Policy)