The Scott Ross: World Bank: Conservatives Making Canada Less Business Friendly

People often assume that Conservatives are pro-business, and they are, if that business is restricting other businesses from starting-up and growing. Annual data from the World Bank shows that since Stephen Harper became Prime Minister, Canada has only become less business friendly. A report by the World Bank evaluating and comparing different countries regulations and ...

Thus Prate the Pundit » Social Critique: What Would Happen if You De-occupy the Cognitive Surplus?

The “West” is known for its consumers. Much of the rest of the world is trying its best to head in that direction too. Reading Clay Shirky’s recent blog post, Gin, Television, and Social Surplus, got me thinking about the stance of the passive consumer. I’m wondering if the new consumer will be a producer… ...