Author Archives: John Robson

Cyberattack has a silver lining

Oh, here’s some good news. The Treasury Board says Chinese government hackers just forced the National Research Council to shut down its computers completely.
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Madely in the morning, July 28

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The myth of the ‘international community’

The Gaza crisis and shooting down of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine should at least stop loose talk of the “international community.” There is no such thing, and if there were, it wouldn’t be on the side of the … Continue reading

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Is it time to revisit Prohibition?

Ottawa has a problem with guns and gangs. Several problems actually. But the biggest one, as usual, is conceptual, because if you don’t realize what you’re doing wrong you can’t change it.
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Madely in the morning, July 21

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