Explain like I’m Five Episode 4: debt & deficits, with Helaina Gaspard

The 2020 Network

“Money is so closely connected to democracy, and we tend to forget that sometimes.”

Helaina Gaspard, Director of Governance and Institutions at the Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy at the University of Ottawa, joins Aaron Reynolds in the Canada 2020 studio to explain debt, deficits, and how a government buying stuff actually works.

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