Category Archives: Economics

Resistant to change? There’s an app for that

If you want to see what’s wrong with politics just look at Uber. OK, look just about anywhere. A newspaper, for instance. But the ruckus over Uber manages to distill the key elements.
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Let’s take off those rose-coloured glasses

Well, isn’t this peachy? The Harper Tories’ fiscal update says they’ve solved all our budgetary problems, personal and national, surpluses are rolling in and free money is rolling out… just in time for the next election. Sadly, politicians do not … Continue reading

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Life is about choices

The modern world really is upside down. Including that business where Facebook and Apple pay to freeze hi-tech employees’ eggs and almost nobody goes “Oh, that’s weird.”
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Wynne an idealist without ideals

When exactly did vacuous ignorance become a boast in politics?
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Open hands, empty wallets

Everything is subsidized in Canada. Everything.
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