Year two of the stimulus plan. Two-thirds of the seven-hundred-eighty-seven billion dollars of spending and tax cuts have yet to take effect. What the next phase of the stimulus plan may mean for the economy.

Guests

  • Dean Baker co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research and author of "Plunder & Blunder the Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy" (PoliPointPress)
  • Louise Radnofsky reporter with the Wall Street Journal.
  • Brian Riedl senior budget analyst,The Heritage Foundation
  • Michael Grabell Lead journalist of news organization Propublica's Eye on the Stimulus. He's been reporting on the stimulus since the bill was first introduced.

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