In today’s FP, Michael Ignatieff (or, more likely, a committee of flacks writing under his name) makes the case for a nine-week qualification period for EI. 

Over at the best economics blog in the country, Stephen Gordon thinks it’s a crazy idea:

The Harper government has provided a broad range of targets for intelligent criticism for their policy choices over the past years. But the Liberals, the NDP and the Bloc Québécois have instead chosen to focus their attention on advocating one of the few remaining dumb ideas that the Conservatives haven’t already jumped on.

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