ParliamANT Hill: CanadiAnt Taxpayers Federation Demands Accountability, but Not for Itself

Inspired by this headline: http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2013/09/17/Canadian-Taxpayers-Federation-Accountability/

The Political Road Map: Detroit Wants Robocop!

Movies, while providing a source of entertainment, also possess the ability to inspire us, move us and provide an example of the direction our society is moving in. Robocop among many memorable movies of our youth or general collection, gave us an image of a city named Detroit suffering from extreme crime, poverty and corporate ...

Things Are Good: Triple Bottom Line Companies on the Rise, Propose New Corporation Classification

A triple bottom line corporation is one that watches closely not only profitability but also it’s sustainability. Triple bottom line companies are on the rise not only in performance but also in popularity as more people realize the fragility of the planet and the lack of attention we give it. Triple bottom line companies give ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Municipal Investment Strategies for the Technological Singularity

An Open Letter to Town Council Dear Councilors: Your town may have an emergency plan, a development plan, a health plan — it may even have a plan for how to fix the potholes (though I doubt it). But does … Continue reading →

An individual with opinions.: Corporate surplus, human debt; Conservatives mismanage the economy.

Source and excellent post here. Our government is lowering corporate taxes, despite the expected, and ever-rising, corporate surplus. Our government is also raising payroll taxes, which is EI and CPP premiums (which every worker pays), as well as user-fees – which citizens have to pay when they use certain government services. Sometimes it’s semantics the ...

An individual with opinions.: Corporate surplus, human debt; Conservatives mismanage the economy.

Source and excellent post here. Our government is lowering corporate taxes, despite the expected, and ever-rising, corporate surplus. Our government is also raising payroll taxes, which is EI and CPP premiums (which every worker pays), as well as user-fees – which citizens have to pay when they use certain government services. Sometimes it’s semantics the ...

World Headlines Review: East eats West?

This week’s Economist magazine’s headlining articles and cover-page, ‘Buying up the world- The coming wave of Chinese takeovers’ highlight the process and nature of foreign takeovers by Chinese firms.  The piece offers surprisingly little discussion or speculation as to China’s deeper motivations and timing in its recent takeover bids for large multinational companies, or as ...