Why do we have budget deficits and a national debt?
In this free-wheeling animated film, you’ll see how Congress and public officials use and manage debt, and why it matters to you.
Chapter 3: What is the role of our government?
Some of the biggest issues of the day are the role of the government in stimulating economic growth and whether or not our tax system is beneficial, bloated, or simply not good enough. Directors Jessica Yu, Marshall Curry, Barbara Kopple and Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing take a hard look at the numbers, in cartoons, song, and more.