This and that for your Thursday reading.
– Duncan Cameron is the latest to weigh in on the Cons’ distorted sense of priorities in directing public research money toward private profits: Publicly available research is important. Since no one knows where discoveries or advances in knowledge will lead, the entire scientific community needs access to . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Thursday Morning Links
CBC reports some of the numbers surrounding the Wall government’s planned giveaway of the majority of Saskatchewan’s Information Service Corporation. But let’s take a closer look at exactly what Wall intends to do – and what the province is losing in the process.
Let’s make the generous assumption that a share sale will result in . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: On giveaways
This and that for your Tuesday reading.- Laura Ryckewaert reports that Elections Canada’s response to Robocon is now including an unprecedented level of public consultation, while Stephen Maher and Glen McGregor are digging deeper into voters’ complain… . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Tuesday Morning Links
Miscellaneous material for your weekend reading.
– Thomas Walkom comments on the Cons’ preference for low-wage, no-rights immigrant labour as a means of avoiding good jobs for Canadians: Theoretically, temporary work visas are supposed to be reserved for those with unique skills.
But increasingly, the notion of skill has been stretched to the extreme. In . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Saturday Afternoon Links