Obama has unveiled a final budget of $4.1 trillion for the fiscal year 2017, putting a priority on fighting Islamic State, raising taxes on wealthy Americans and helping the poor. It is sure to be a protracted negotiation with Republican congressional leaders over the coming weeks and months. Is the proposal practical, or is it just a symbolic move? What is Obama really hoping to achieve? His budget would result in a $474 billion deficit for 2016. Is the recent era of American austerity over? Join us for a discussion with experts on what lies ahead for the American economy.
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