Yearly Archives: 2001

AS THE UNITED STATES SLIDES INTO RECESSION

As I was putting this newsletter together, the National Bureau of Economic Research officially announced that the U.S. economy has been in recession since last March. The delay in the diagnosis is nothing unusual because a downturn is not considered … Continue reading

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BASIC INCOME GUARANTEE ON (AND OFF) THE FRONT PAGES IN CANADA

On Saturday, December 9th, just after the ruling Liberal Party won a
decisive victory in the Canadian Parliamentary election, the basic income
guarantee suddenly and surprisingly appeared on the front pages of
Canadian Newspapers. Continue reading

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