January 19, 2023
New Podcast Episode: Debt-limit Showdown, Recession Fears, and Online Speech Moderation
It’s The AAF Exchange — your source for clear, data-driven insight into today’s economic and domestic policy issues.
In this episode of the AAF Exchange, AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin joins us to discuss the debt ceiling showdown, recession watch, and the Supreme Court case on Section 230 protections.
AAF products mentioned in today’s episode:
- In “Fiscal Promises,” Holtz-Eakin discusses the challenges of getting the budget to balance in 10 years.
- In “The Debt Limit,” Holtz-Eakin explains why Congress must either raise or suspend the debt limit.
- In “The Labor Market and Recession,” Holtz-Eakin considers the labor market impacts of a potential upcoming recession.
- In “What’s Wrong with Changing Section 230?” Former Director of Technology and Innovation Policy Jennifer Huddleston examines the problems with altering or eliminating Section 230 protections on technology companies.
- In “South American Lessons (Re)Learned,” Holtz-Eakin shares what the United States could learn from South American tax policy.
- In “China and the Economic Outlook,” Holtz-Eakin examines China’s interest rate cut intended to get the country out of a recession.
- In “2022: The Year in Regulation,” Director of Regulatory Policy Dan Bosch reviews the costs, paperwork burdens, and trends of the Biden Administration’s regulatory policy in 2022.
- “American Action Forum Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief on Section 230 Protections” argues that Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act extends to platforms’ recommendations of third-party content to individual users.
- In “Lawmakers’ Misguided Approach to Social Media Content Moderation,” Director of Technology and Innovation Policy Jeffrey Westling reviews the potential pitfalls of Congress’ current proposals to regulate social media and online speech.
Whether you’re on your lunch break or commuting home, The AAF Exchange will keep you up to speed on today’s most pressing policy issues.