MASTERS OF MONEY

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - TV -

SBS ONE, 9.30pm

The Great De­pres­sion makes the re­cent global fi­nan­cial cri­sis look like a pe­riod of boom. There was mass sui­cide, mur­der and peo­ple thiev­ing for their meals. An econ­o­mist who has since be­come a celebrity for his views, John May­nard Keynes, was brave enough to sug­gest a way out. Kick­ing off an in- depth se­ries, tonight’s looks at a man who dreamed up the con­tro­ver­sial idea that the only way out of a down­swing is to spend. The world was thus changed for­ever.

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