Monday, March 8, 2010

What Can We Learn from Europe?

On the next Your Call, we explore economic comparisons and contrasts between Europe and the United States. Both the American and European economies were sent reeling during the 2008 crisis. While our government is now busy cutting funding for a wide array of social programs, Europeans are still investing into health care, child care, education, affordable housing, and more. Why such different responses?

Join us live at 11 a.m. or email What lessons do you think Europe has to offer us?

Steven Hill is a political writer and program director at the New America Foundation. His new book is Europe's Promise: Why the European Way Is the Best Hope in an Insecure Age.

Eric Reguly is The Globe and Mail's European business correspondent, based in Rome.

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