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Feeling inspired

What is inspiration and where does it come from? Inspiration is one of those terms that everyone uses but no one seems to be able to describe without calling it something else. To some, being inspired means feeling motivated to act. To others,... Continue Reading →

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Deficit delirium

What is a budget deficit and do they actually matter? Deficits: politicians are obsessed with them, your friend (the one who pays attention to politics but keeps insisting its all a conspiracy) thinks they're part of a conspiracy and we... Continue Reading →

Recession to the mean

What Canada's next recession could look like and why it might be harder to get out of than we expect. Recessions suck. The palpable sense of economic uncertainty and desire to hide under your pillow seems to permeate your very... Continue Reading →

Conservative conservation

What a climate policy from Canada’s federal Conservative Party could look like and why it doesn't need to suck. Disclaimer: This post is not affiliated with any political party, organization or government institution. This post is not meant to serve... Continue Reading →

Backgrounder: Data Privacy

This is a brief backgrounder to help you understand why privacy isn't dead, why your personal data matters and why you should stop giving it away for free. It's designed to be read in 5 minutes or less, although I... Continue Reading →

Catching snowflakes

Why political correctness isn't taking over the world or making it a worse place. If the golden rule is "do unto others as you would wish they would do unto you", then a modernized version might read something closer to... Continue Reading →

How to beat populism: Now for the hard part

This post is the fifth and final blog in a series about how to counter modern populism’s big ideas (or lack thereof). This series has discussed populism's three big topics: wealth inequality, immigration and nationalism. This final post talks about how... Continue Reading →

How to beat populism: Taking back nationalism

This post is part three in a series about how to counter modern populism’s big ideas (or lack thereof). This series will discuss populism's three big topics: wealth inequality, immigration and nationalism. These posts are longer than normal, but these are deep... Continue Reading →

How to beat populism: Destigmatizing immigration

This post is part three in a series about how to counter modern populism's big ideas (or lack thereof). This series will discuss populisms three big topics: wealth inequality, immigration and nationalism. These posts are longer than normal, but these... Continue Reading →

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