Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.
Even as the debt crisis continues to grow in Europe, the debate there has shifted. At a conference in Berlin Monday, the leaders of France and Germany said that boosting growth in the European economy is a priority, and that growth is crucial to resolve the debt crisis that has thrown the Euro’s future into doubt.
But the debate on how to achieve that growth echoes the political debate in the U.S. — Germany insists on severe austerity measures in failing economies like Greece, while some economists and policy makers say spending is needed to grow the economy.
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.