Saskboy's Abandoned Stuff: Skunk In The Stinky FP

The FP published a ridiculous op-ed by Brad Wall. business.financialpost .com/opinion/ brad-wall-canada-could-impact-emissions-were-ottawa-not-so-obsessed-with-carbon-taxes “So, in Paris we were — without intention — a few prairie skunks at this low-carbon garden party.” His intention was to stink. Wall has remained a skunk throughout his public life. Remember a decade ago when he

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A Puff of Absurdity: Why Protest?

This will be the shortest post ever! Here’s my argument delineated in premises and a conclusion (P=premise, SC=sub-conclusion, C=conclusion): P1. Human beings are wired for immediate, or short-term, survival, not long term survival. (Or, as Plato said, we are weak at the skill of measurement.) That’s why we do many

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Alberta Politics: University of Calgary acted like ‘Big Oil U’ in 2015 controversy, paper by B.C. academic researchers concludes

It’s not every day you see terms like “corporate obstructionism” and “institutional corruption” used to describe the way things are done at one Canadian university in a peer-reviewed academic paper written by scholars from two other institutions and published in a respected academic journal. This is one reason I think

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