My talk in North Carolina. During the Q&A, I get attacked from the right.

Michael Elsby, Bart Hobijn, and Ayseful Sahin discuss what is happening the labor market in the current recession. Recommended.

Anne Applebaum argues that now that health care legislation has passed, opposition to it will lose the center. She counsels Republicans not to wind up looking angry and arrogant by fighting a lost cause against the legislation. She joins David Frum in what I would call the surrender caucus. My op-ed that probably will never see the light of day makes the opposite case.

Peter Boone and Simon Johnson on whether Canadian’s concentrated banking system refutes the argument against breaking up big banks.

Finally, Niklas Blanchard takes some artistic license with our name.