The person on before him talked about the House Heroes bill, and Stiglitz refers to that repeatedly since she had just explained what they were trying to do. So that may be a bit confusing if you aren't familiar with the bill or don't watch both segments.
If they pop up on Youtube, I'll post them.
Republicans are so used to screwing the little guy, they've forgotten how to play it straight. A ton of countries have gotten help to the people that actually need it. It worked. As Stiglitz points out, our many failures will seriously hamper the recovery.