If you really want to screw something up, you just have to wait long enough for Ontario’s Premier Kathleen Wynne to get involved. When you know that your opponents will be on the attack as soon as you announce a new program, a little preplanning is a good idea. Ontario’s Premier seems to always respond like a deer caught in the headlights.
In this Cap-and-Trade announcement, Ontario could not ask for better partners in the deal than Quebec and California. They are two of the largest jurisdictions in North America with Cap-and-Trade in place. They have a wide breadth of (Read more…)
You would think that such a significant resistance from the law community might have an effect on the Regime’s thinking, but don’t count on it. The goal is the full implementation of a neoliberal agenda in the belief that it will be next to impossible to reverse – even were there to be a regime change – because so firmly entrenched.
Why moderation? Why would one want to stay closer to the political center? Is there empirical or even theoretical proof that such a stance would be the ideal?
It is safe to say there are as many theories and their advocates as the day is long.
Before we proceed I would like you to keep the following simple example in mind while we look at how the complexity of interactions among all the actors and events in the world at any given moment is simply extraordinary!
Two numbers can be arranged, obviously, in 2 different ways:
2! (Read more…)