Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, Ed Balls, joins Morning Joe to discuss news that the British GDP rose by 0.5 percent in the first quarter of 2011 and why he thinks British PM David Cameron has "his head in the sand."
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese retail sales fell 8.5 percent in March from a year earlier, logging their biggest year-on-year decline since March 1998, after a devastating earthquake and nuclear crisis battered consumer confidence, government data showed on Wednesday. Full story
Although the employment rate fell, why are 13.5 million people still looking for jobs while consumer confidence continues to drop? Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich explains whether this is a sign of a double dip recession.