The Scott Ross: Layton’s Last Words Were First Laurier’s

“Faith is better than doubt and love is better than hate.” – Sir Wilfrid Laurier, 1918 “Love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear.” – Jack Layton, 2011 A year after Jack Layton’s untimely passing, the presence of the former NDP Leader is still felt across Canada, ironically however it is in his ...

The Scott Ross: Canadians Should Envy Greeks

Canadians aren’t too envious of Greeks, Italians, and Egyptians right now, but maybe they should be. Though Canada has a relatively better economy and a stable political system, the other countries in the world facing crises have something Canada seems to be lacking, a resolve to make things better. Facing financial collapse Greeks, who already ...

The Scott Ross: America Falling Or World Rising

The United States’ influence is declining in the world, but there is at least one reason why Americans shouldn’t lament. It is not that the United States is falling behind but it is that the world is catching up. The weakening of America’s superiority may raise concern at home, but Americans should draw comfort in ...