Green New Deal

Nancy Pfund talks politics, President Obama's Stimulus and Green Jobs with Time Magazine and Climate One

September 21, 2012

DBL’s Nancy Pfund at left

Pres­i­dent Obama’s eco­nomic stim­u­lus, an $800 bil­lion spend­ing spree that Con­gress approved in 2009, remains front and cen­ter in the debate over what role gov­ern­ment should play in steer­ing the Amer­i­can econ­omy. Was it an appro­pri­ate use of gov­ern­ment funds to cre­ate jobs, rebuild infra­struc­ture and advance clean tech­nol­ogy, or was it a waste of pub­lic money that failed to deliver on its promises?

In this audio clip (click the link below):

Michael Grun­wald, Senior National Cor­re­spon­dent, Time; Author, The New New Deal
Nancy Pfund, Man­ag­ing Part­ner, DBL Part­ners
Greg Dal­ton, Cli­mate One founder, moderator

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