As long as the Earth was big compared to human demands, economic growth could often provide the wealth needed to lift people out of poverty. Now that human demands practically fill the Earth's ability to provide the resources we...
I know we've heard enough already about the "Fiscal Cliff." But the following video is entertaining and a welcomed relief from the serious business of dealing with cliffs. Steve Murray and Grant Ellis (Financial Post) argue that there may be...
Becoming China’s Bitch is the title of a recent book by author Peter D. Kiernan (former Wall Street executive). The book identifies the entrenched co-dependency with China as one of 10 catastrophes the US must avoid in order to...
Obama’s Accomplishments in first term. Imagine what he will do from 2012 to 2016.
With only days left in the US elections, one has to be alarmed about the glaring omission of climate change questions during the debates and by the media in general. The 2012 election has become a joke and is emblematic...
The second Presidential candidate debate is turning out to be the most important day of the campaign for Obama – it’s D-Day. After a poor performance during the first debate, he now faces the crucial task of pivoting the momentum...
If Winston Churchill were around today, he would point out that we have now entered a ‘period of consequences’ (a term coined by Churchill in 1939 about the ominous signs of an imminent war). Only today, the war is against...
I've been quite disappointed in Obama's performance on the environment, the climate change crisis and renewable energy. But when comparing Romney's energy plan with Obama's accomplishments, there really is no contest.   In his second term, Obama may be less  hindered...
Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It was first published anonymously on January 10, 1776, at the beginning of the American Revolution. The phrase "Common Sense Revolution" has been used as a political slogan to describe 'common sense conservative' platforms in...