The economic crisis has led to a renewal of “state capitalism” – indeed, many who say they do not support “big government” have turned to the state for help to avoid ruin. While government bailouts seem to have brought the Canadian economy out of a nosedive, they may have severely limited our ability to invest in larger social policy in the coming decade. This is also a problem for the United States. Would a stronger state be effective in preventing future financial meltdowns? What would it look like? How would it work?
Speakers: TOM FLANAGAN, Professor of Political Science at the University of Calgary and former Senior Communications Advisor, Conservative Party of Canada; ALEX HIMELFARB, former Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet; ARMINE YALNIZYAN, Senior Economist, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Moderator: TOBY FYFE, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Government Executive
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