It looks like a shift in who spends the money but an overall reduction in how much gets spent on healthcare.
A recent Sky News poll shows a majority of Britons now in favour of a second Brexit referendum.
Today's daily post ismore on the political economy side. Top items include inequality and political control and Trump's negotiations with Canada.
Jean-Claude Juncker told German media outlet ARD that the EU was not working on an agricultural deal with the US involving soybeans and beef. This contradicts messaging from the White House.
If a US trade war escalation leads to a wave of bankruptcies in China, the Chinese escalate in kind.
The "Trump Unchained" policy tack is gathering steam as Trump lays the groundwork for a post-globalist world.
The Trump Administration has launched an investigation into auto imports on national security grounds. But trade in uranium may be closest to what reasonable people might think as a national security issue.
Trump's actions make German politicians of all stripes more committed to Europe. Mainstream German parties realize they need the EU more than ever.
I think we need to follow this issue. It is a perfect intersection of energy security, foreign policy and financial issues that are very important for Europe and the US.
UPDATE 815AM EDT: I see Reuters has reported that "Trump says that NATO allies have committed to raising defense spending beyond 2 percent of GDP." This reporting validates everything I write here. ------------ We have a lot of new…