Episode 60

Published on:

10th Aug 2020

The Economy Doesn't Need an Alien Invasion Either

We springboard from Nobel Laureate economist Paul Krugman's wrong idea about babysitting the economy to an even stranger idea: the threat of an alien invasion would be good for a depressed economy. Krugman thinks its better for people to stop saving money to pay off their debts and squeeze even more money toward building bunkers for a fake threat that aliens would take over.

We listen to Krugman himself in his own words. You decide if his alien solution really makes sense.

Sources Cited:

Paul Krugman says perceived Alien Invasion would fix Economy

Paul Krugman's alien invasion strategy (Real Time with Bill Maher)

Scriptures referenced:

Proverbs 13:23

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