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Great White North
The Future of Canada - Peter Zeihan
2019-10-23
Canada is... not a normal place.

Everything from its settlement patterns to its defense strategy to its national politics to its economic structure is wildly different not just from the United States, but from every other country on the globe. Until now that has not had an overly negative impact upon Canadian-American relations, but times are changing (and from the Canadian point of view, not for the better). To really understand recent shifts, we need to start not in Canada, but in Mexico.

It comes down to demography.
Posted by:DarthVader

#8  Tariffing our products. What a bunch of assholes. I thought tariffs didn't work?
Posted by: Herb McCoy    2019-10-23 18:07  

#7  Well they have their first black Prime Minister, so forward and onward.
Posted by: swksvolFF   2019-10-23 15:15  

#6  Every establishment needs the excuse of an underclass to rent-seek with.

FIFY
Posted by: Bright Pebbles   2019-10-23 14:53  

#5  Say it with me: Hongcouver. Transronto.
Posted by: M. Murcek   2019-10-23 14:36  

#4  #3 Every country needs an underclass. Mexico supplies doubles the size of ours.
Posted by: Lex   2019-10-23 12:13  

#3  Every country needs an underclass. Mexico supplies ours.
Posted by: Iblis   2019-10-23 12:04  

#2  Mexico is like the perfectly shaped puzzle piece that fits in the space you've got, except the picture is all wrong.
Posted by: AlanC   2019-10-23 11:48  

#1  the Mexican demography is the demography of the perfect partner.

There are the issues of human trafficking, a high murder rate, corruption, cartels and drugs. If they were the perfect partner, we wouldn't have a need to build a wall. They must not be the perfect partner.
Posted by: JohnQC   2019-10-23 10:11  

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