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Evergreen Health Cooperative

This is interesting. Dr. Peter Beilenson (former health officer in Baltimore City and Howard County) and others starting an innovative health cooperative in Maryland. Beilenson was interviewed briefly by Dan Rodricks today on WYPR.

Austerity Is A Lead Brick in Elections

Takeaways from the provincial election in Quebec last week, in which the separatist Parti Québécois ousted the Liberal Party from control of the Quebec government:

  1. Voters don’t like “Austerity.” Not in Europe, and not in North America.
  2. If  there’s some friction or resentment along generational lines, the cost of college education might be a flash point, both in Europe and in North America.

You could see Mitt Romney, the Republican candidate for president, distancing himself from the dreaded Austerity on Sunday, Continue reading