Monthly Archives: October 2008

Canadian election

I watched some of the coverage on CBC and, wow, nothing much has changed in Canada.  A Liberal elected in Vancouver Quadra, NDPers elected in Nickel Belt and Trinity-Spadina, Tories sweep (almost) Alberta Peter Mansbridge brought out of cryostasis to … Continue reading

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Giant Pool of Money – The Sequel

This weekend, Ira Glass, host of NPR’s This American Life, ran another report from Alex Blumberg and Adam Davidson, a sequel to their earlier report The Giant Pool of Money.  This one, Another Frightening Show About the Economy, explores the … Continue reading

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Thomas Friedman: Rescue the Rescue

Good column yesterday by Thomas Friedman of the New York Times on the bailout plan.  He does a good job explaining the interconnectedness of Main Street and Wall street.  I particularly liked this: "We’re all connected. As others have pointed out, … Continue reading

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