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Your Call: The impact of austerity policies on US and European economies

Jan 16, 2015

On January 16th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the US economy, the growing wage gap, and unemployment. We’ll also talk about the impacts of austerity policies in Europe and the Euro plummeting as global oil prices collapse. We’ll be joined by the Washington Post’s Jim Tankersley, the Huffington post’s Arthur Delany and the Globe and Mail’s Eric Reguly join us from Rome. What caught your attention in the media week. It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Arthur Delany, reporter with Huffington Post, covering stories on unemployment, economic issues and politics

Jim Tankersley, economic correspondent with the Washington Post, and editor of The Storyline

Eric Reguly, European correspondent and business columnist for The Globe and Mail

Web Resources:

Washington Post: Why America’s middle class is lost

Globe and Mail: The Saudi oil party is over, and the hangover’s just beginning

Huffington Post: Welfare Drug Testing Moving Forward In Maine

Channel 4: Crucial moment for Europe as Greece’s government falls