Oh Canada! Imposing Austerity on the World’s Most Resource-rich Country

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Oh Canada! Imposing Austerity on the World’s Most Resource-rich Country Ellen Brown Webofdebt.com/articles April 1, 2012 Even the world’s most resource-rich country has now been caught in the debt trap. Its once-proud government programs are being subjected to radical budget cuts—cuts that could have been avoided if the government had …

IMF-Style Austerity Measures Come to America: What “Fiscal Responsibility” Means To You

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Ellen Brown, March 1st, 2010 http://www.webofdebt.com/articles/fiscal_responsibility.php In addition to mandatory private health insurance premiums, we may soon be hit with a “mandatory savings” tax and other belt-tightening measures urged by the President’s new budget task force. These radical austerity measures are not only unnecessary but will actually make matters worse. …