The seeds of greed

“L’état, c’est moi,” Louis XIV, in a moment of grandeur candour. There’s a good reason why professional athletes are generally only signed for a few...

Politics: What happens to people when they get into government?

“Still crazy after all these years.” — Paul Simon The recent announcement by Bev Oda that she’s retiring from federal politics comes as no surprise...

Time to keep the cash in the country

“The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind” — Bob Dylan It’s no coincidence Stephen Harper is turning Canada’s international attention away from North...

Lessons from socialism

“The trouble with socialism is that one soon runs out of other people’s money to spend.” —Margaret Thatcher. Europe had long been a leader in...