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 WannaCry attack was the most severe in a growing trend of incidents. The present level of public cyber literacy and the judgment shown by governments both pale in comparison to the threats on the horizon.
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.
The new economic paradigm is characterized by near-zero marginal cost thanks to greater technological efficiency. That is desirable because it allows us to do more with less, but it also contributes paradoxically to slowing economic growth.
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.
The populations of industrialized countries are at once leveling off and aging. It’s a trend that bodes poorly for economic growth as we know it.