Smart Links Canada Day 2012
Commentary on the US Supreme Court’s new ground, the problem with Canadian health care, rich Canada, and the CBC and market lessons.
The other ruling that mattered.
New York Times – A Pyrrhic Victory
THE obvious victor in the Supreme Court’s health care decision was President Obama, who risked vast amounts of political capital to pass the Affordable Care Act.
Economist -- John Roberts's art of war
AS PETER SUDERMAN of Reason put it, "Some coup". The individual mandate passes constitutional muster after all.
Fiscal Times – Why Roberts Saved Obama’s Health Care Law
In the end, it all came down to Chief Justice John Roberts, the sphinx in the center chair, who in a stunning decision wove together competing rationales to uphold President Barack Obama’s healthcare plan.
A large shadow. Ow Canada.
Globe and Mail -- Canada’s unhealthy medicare superiority complex
When it comes to health care, Canada lives beside the wrong country.
You are richer than you think.
Globe and Mail -- Canadians are richer than they think
It seems every day Canadians awake to another sober message from a bank economist or cabinet minister – one part scolding, one part warning, all very serious.
The CBC and the invisible hand.
Worthwhile Canadian Initiative -- "The Invisible Hand" on CBC radio
CBC radio is running a new program this summer on economics; it's called "The Invisible Hand".
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