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Ones and Tooze

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Plus: Colombia’s critical election on Sunday.

It has been a rocky week for the U.S. economy, with record-high inflation reports and the Federal Reserve increasing benchmark interest rates by three-quarters of a percentage point. This is the steepest hike in close to 30 years. In this episode, Adam and Cameron make sense of this spike and ponder what the Biden administration should do to curb inflation—if anything.

Later on, they set their eyes on Colombia, which has a presidential runoff on Sunday. There’s a high likelihood that voters will elect Colombia’s first leftist president. Adam and Cameron analyze why right-wing economics have been such a large part of Colombian history and what presidential candidate Gustavo Petro’s proposed policies could do for the country.

About Ones and Tooze:  Foreign Policy economics columnist Adam Tooze, a history professor and a popular author, is encyclopedic about basically everything: from the COVID shutdown, to climate change, to pasta sauce. On our new podcast, Tooze and FP deputy editor Cameron Abadi will look at two data points each week that explain the world: one drawn from the week’s headlines and the other from just about anywhere else Tooze takes us. Check out Adam Tooze’s column here.  See All Episodes

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Plus, a look at Switzerland.

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