Is the US bankrupt?
As China snaps at the heels of the US, we speak to the economist who says it is.
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2010 07:10 GMT

On this week's Counting the Cost: As China snaps at the heels of the US, we meet the economist who says that the US is bankrupt; former powerhouses stand bare, leaving more than a million unemployed - we ask how many knocks Africa's second-biggest economy can take; and the airline that could be grounded as pilots quit for better work elsewhere.

This episode of Counting the Cost aired from Friday, August 20, 2010.

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