Canada's dirty economic secret: we're as indebted as the rest of you | Colin Horgan | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk
"The country touted as an example to Europe isn't in great shape. When it comes to mortgage debt, we're little better than Spain"
4 Ways to Avert the Debt Ceiling (And the Most Likely Option Is the Scariest) - Matthew O'Brien - The Atlantic
"Refuse to negotiate, and blame the Republicans for any economic damage. Welcome to everybody's favorite game, debt ceiling chicken! Here's how it works. Obama says there's nothing he can do to lift the debt ceiling on his own; that's it up to Republicans to pay the country's bills; and that if they don't, they will get blamed for Social Security checks not going out. It's the strategy former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubi...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.