In 1989, scholar Francis Fukuyama wrote what was to become a famous essay, “The End of History”. In it, he held that the collapse of the Soviet Union and its central planning model proved once and for all the superiority of the open market economy model.
As you may have noticed, Manitoba is suffering the most miserable spring in years. Temperatures remain below normal. With a month to go till the summer solstice (or maximum sunshine per day), the Victoria Day holiday weekend high was a …
Changes to the Canadian Wheat Board Act contained in Bill C-72 died on the order paper when an election was called.
This week taxicab fares will jump 14%. Winnipeggers now get to pay among the highest rates in Canada.
An international poll conducted last fall by Environics, a Toronto-based survey company, exposed a high level of public confusion about the issue of global warming and the consequences of government action to contain the phenomenon.
Our universities are floundering. In the worst public sector tradition, they remain substantially disconnected from their customers and financial benefactors. Funds pour into declining faculties while ones in demand turn away students for lack of resources.
Discussions about the high crime rate usually end up attributing it to some root cause or other, things like poverty or poor schooling.