Frontier Centre in the media from the Times & Transcript (Moncton).
Profit is not the enemy in healthcare. Its banishment from government books does not improve societal welfare once the loss of potential profit by private citizens is accounted for.
Steve Forbes and Elizabeth Ames explore the negative impact government regulation has on open markets. Worth a look from Forbes Magazine.
The proud American will go down into his slavery without a fight, beating his chest and proclaiming to the world, how free he really is. The world will only snicker.
As governments continue to determine how many restrictions to place on markets, especially financial markets, the destruction of wealth from the recession should be placed in the context of the enormous creation of wealth and improved well-being during the past three decades. Financial and other reforms must not risk destroying the source of these gains in prosperity.
The death of Nobel prize winner and economist, Milton Friedman, has caused many to contemplate his ideas on the proper role of government.
One of my favorite movie quotes is Hayley Mills’s line in Pollyanna, “When you look for the bad in mankind, expecting to find it, you surely will.” And that’s what Mr. Stracher and many others do. While you’re busy looking for the bad, you miss so much of the good.
Another story has been unfolding, not as dramatic as the ending of an entire political and economic system but still of great long-term significance
Successful electricity market reforms in many places have been overshadowed by poorly executed deregulation attempts in California and Ontario.