Today’s preoccupation with the minutiae of business has largely derailed the discipline of economics, which is fundamentally about the management of energy for sustaining life.
An opinion is only as good as the information on which it’s based. In a world of competing narratives, a commitment to intellectual honesty is our best defence against deception and ignorance.
The Internet of Things combined with Big Data presents a new paradigm that offers unprecedented potential for improving life, but also poses serious challenges for security, privacy, justice, and democracy.
The 2017 federal budget is bold in its gender-based analysis of government spending. That is a welcome step in the direction of a fairer society, but ultimately a more robust conversation around feminism and its relation to economics will be needed to achieve lasting gains.
With the Islamic State reeling and neo-fascism growing, more terror attacks are likely in Europe and North America. If we wish to defeat terrorism, preparation should include understanding its strategic logic and the human motives behind it.
Members of Parliament recently debated a motion known as M-103 in the House of Commons, and its controversy speaks to a grander challenge facing liberal societies today.