The US current shortage of jobs isn't from a lack of spending, it's from a lack of private investment.
Using clever hoaxes, the two activists use their hilarious pranks to skewer corporate fat-cats.
A tax credit to spur hiring can help trim unemployment, say experts, but comes with a heavy price tag. The revenue loss for a 1977 scheme was $5.7 billion.
Keynesian economics is being hailed as key to ending the collapse.
Some economists have reservations about recent moves to rescue the economy.
Some economists see some rays of light amid the economic gloom.