It’s all about the money

“My country, ‘tis of thee.”—Samuel Francis Smith. With many Canadians rooting for the American team (which does have more Canadians on it) than the...

Kandahar to Port-au-Prince

“To be or not to be? That is the question.” William Shakespeare. It’s easier to explain to an inquiring child why the sky is blue...

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 slow death of speech

“Say it in broken English.” - Marianne Faithfull While our new Prime Minister is wowing international media with his good looks, adorable family and sunny...