Re thread "Welcome, USA, to the ranks of civilised countries!"
With about 1,000 messages and 32,000 visits, that was one of the most popular offerings on this site, probably because it dealt with a variety of interesting subjects (as well I must say, as with utter rubbish).
It had to be closed for the reasons that we know, but remains available for consultation, and it may be that some of us will occasionally want to revert to it.
Just in case, here is the URL for easy reference:
Last edited by Jacques Roman; 07-12-2011 at 04:38 AM.
Health insurance in America: US Supreme court case
The Economist is carrying a very informative article regarding the background of the case (possibility of a individual insurance "mandate") now before the US Supreme Court. See :
Arguments are now being heard and the Court's decision should be rendered by the end of June.