Category Archives: Budget

A policy problem problem

My latest IRPP blog post on how problems in public policy can’t get solved if the people in charge don’t know there’s a problem.
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If it were anyone else

My latest National Post column asks what professors would think of the university system if they were looking at it from outside.
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Essentials of Freedom Conference 2015

This Friday I’ll be in Calgary at the Essentials of Freedom conference organized by my friend Danny Hozack. If you’re in the area please join Danny, me, Brian Lilley, Mark Milke and others to talk about what’s going wrong and how … Continue reading

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Bringing (back) Magna Carta

John Ivison in the National Post laments how Parliament is ceasing to control executive branch spending as a departure from the principle of individual freedom from arbitrary government.
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Executive seduces legislature

The National Post just published my article on how legislators aren’t keeping the executive in line (or judges) and we aren’t making them do it. Politics isn’t a fun sport with orange, blue and red competing for supremacy. It’s about … Continue reading

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