Questioning capitalism

“Money talks, BS walks,” popular proverb. It’s no wonder, given the faux war on drugs, the amateur war on terror and the successful war on...

Cash is king

“Money talks, but it don’t sing or dance.” — Neil Diamond. Most of the hysteria regarding the historic vote by the U.K. to leave the...

The political perspective on “deserving” and “getting”

“Maintiens le Droit.” RCMP motto roughly translated as: Uphold the Law. Canada’s unique in that it’s a country where the national police force is a...

Three strikes against Trudeau

“If voting made any difference, do you think they’d let us do it?” — Mark Twain. Opponents of pipeline projects must be feeling betrayed by...

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...