With each passing day, more and more commentators are concerned about an economic slowdown. South of the border, the talk is even more pessimistic with the consensus essentially that the U.S. economy
Relentlessly Progressive Economics
In my holiday reading were two manifestos âe" how often can you say that? The two together provide an interesting contrast, both starting from principles that I would heartily endorse: more demo
Edwards is the most left-wing, pro-labour candidate among the Democratic front-runners. He has been speaking truth to power in a way that is rare in Canadian politics, let alone American politics. Ca
I am increasingly disturbed by the callous attitude taken by Facebook with regard to the privacy of its users.
Population aging, in and of itself, is but a small contributor to rising cost pressures in the health-care system. Based on current projections there is little to suggest a demographic time-bomb abou
During the 16 years that the NDP governed Saskatchewan, provincial expenditures fell from just over 30 per cent to just over 20 per cent of GDP. Why did the proportion of Saskatchewanâe(TM)s eco
While poverty reduction targets should be applauded, the Liberals' measurement of what poverty is does little to truly understand, thus fix, the problem.
The Saskatchewan Party won 37 seats with 51 per cent of the popular vote and the NDP won 21 seats with 37 per cent of the vote. Obviously, the Saskatchewan Partyâe(TM)s victory is bad news for p
Notwithstanding the usual doom and gloom from the oil industry and its cheerleaders, Premier Stelmachâe(TM)s decision to increase oil and gas royalties by $1.4 billion in 2009 is an unduly timid
Despite the Harper government's claim to reduce federal spending power on the provinces, the call to harmonize sales taxes seems a rather aggressive use of that power.