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Adam Davidson on the fiscal cliff, cable TV, $4000 suits, the giant pool of money and moreAdam Davidson on the fiscal cliff, cable TV, $4000 suits, the giant pool of money and more

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

The term “fiscal cliff” is controversial. So Adam Davidson, the New York Times Magazine columnist and co-host of NPR’s Planet Money, prefers to call it “the self-imposed, self-destructive arbitrary deadline about resolving an inevitable problem.” In today’s talk, filmed in TED’s New York office on Monday, Davidson explains what the fiscal cliff is and why […]

Culture

Can we overcome partisanship? TED@250 explores the economy, political gridlock and the fiscal cliffCan we overcome partisanship? TED@250 explores the economy, political gridlock and the fiscal cliff

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

The term “fiscal cliff” has gained traction in the U.S. news in the past few months, at least in part because it paints a vivid metaphorical picture. Popularized by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, the term refers to the ill economic consequences that could occur if Congress does not change its course on several policies […]