Hear: Peter Schiff Is Warning You
Today on Planet Money:
Reports say Timothy Geithner has been tapped as the next U.S. Treasury secretary. How big of a mess might he face? We asked one of the original Cassandras, and the answer is so not pretty.
— Christine Walravens asks whether the recession will help slow down climate change. Oil Drum contributor Gail Tverberg says yes, but . . .
— Peter Schiff was right — that's the message on YouTube. The president of Euro Pacific Capital and frequent TV commentator spent the past few years telling anyone who'd listen that America was heading for a recession. Now he tells us what he expects next.
— NPR editor Uri Berliner looks at the example of Schiff and considers whether the network saw the crisis coming.
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