March 1, 2013

Bankers and ethics

Core values [are] the responsibility of the financial sector and its leaders. Their behaviour during the crisis demonstrated that many were not being guided by sound core values. Many in the wake of...

March 1, 2013

When best intentions fail

“But you promised!” screeches the four-year-old. “You promised we’d get ice cream today.” A parent’s nightmare: a pledge, made with the best intentions, derailed by an unexpected turn that makes a...

March 1, 2013

Supreme confusion

In January, the Quebec government announced its intention to introduce “dying with dignity” legislation. The plan would effectively permit doctors, under stringent conditions, to engage in assisted suicide in...

March 1, 2013

Kick It Over Manifesto

Sign the manifesto at www.kickitover.org From Meme Wars: The Creative Destruction of Neoclassical Economics, by Kalle Lasn, with Adbusters. With permission. Random House, 2012.

March 1, 2013

In praise of slow growth

I would like to argue that an extended period of slow growth for the Canadian economy — by which I mean GDP growth that exceeds the rate of population growth...

March 1, 2013

Our Canada includes First Nations

“‘Canada Made Me Do This — The Death of Nellie Traverse,'” is a fictitious crisis that ensues after the videotaped suicide of a young Aboriginal woman is posted online,...

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