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Harry Antonides

Harry Antonides is the founding editor of Comment.

Our National Debt is Immoral

Canada's fiscal situation today is admired the world over, but it hasn't always been this way. In the midst of the U.S. debt crisis, today Comment reprints a 1993 article from its founding editor, a piece which can still bear fruit today.

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Our National Debt is Immoral

Canada’s fiscal situation today is admired the world over, but it hasn’t always been this way. In the midst of the U.S. debt crisis, today Comment reprints a 1993 article from its founding editor, a piece which can still bear fruit today.

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