Category Archives: Government

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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Tragedy of Obama’s diplomacy

Are you enjoying your newfound global tranquility? If so you can thank Barack Obama. At least, that’s what he says.
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Fight prostitution, just don’t ban it

We face a multiple choice question on prostitution: Criminalize it for both parties, legalize it, or pursue the “Nordic model” where it’s illegal to buy sex but not to sell it. All have drawbacks but you must pick one.
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Legislatures don’t make the rules — and they should

Thomas Mulcair wants judges to take over Parliament. It’s a terrible idea that could hardly come at a worse time.
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