Montreal Simon: Donald Trump and the Madman of the Year

It's Time Magazine's ugliest Person of the Year cover since it awarded Adolf Hitler that dubious honour.And Donald Trump is reported to be conflicted. On the one hand his massive all consuming ego is flattered, or inflated further. On the other hand he's furious that anybody should call him a "divider."And I mean furious.Read more »

Molly'sBlog: CAN CHINA INNOVATE ?

CAN CHINA INNOVATE ?     The immense weight of China dominates much economic prognostication these days. Will it overtake the USA and become the dominant power of this century ? What are its strengths and weaknesses ? In the November 18 edition of Time Magazine Michael Schuman looks at this question from the perspective of China’s ...

Molly'sBlog: CAN CHINA INNOVATE ?

CAN CHINA INNOVATE ?     The immense weight of China dominates much economic prognostication these days. Will it overtake the USA and become the dominant power of this century ? What are its strengths and weaknesses ? In the November 18 edition of Time Magazine Michael Schuman looks at this question from the perspective of China’s ...

Molly'sBlog: CAN CHINA INNOVATE ?

CAN CHINA INNOVATE ?     The immense weight of China dominates much economic prognostication these days. Will it overtake the USA and become the dominant power of this century ? What are its strengths and weaknesses ? In the November 18 edition of Time Magazine Michael Schuman looks at this question from the perspective of China’s ...

Molly'sBlog: THE SHADY SUCCESS OF THE SECRET SUSHI SYSTEM

THE SHADY SUCCESS OF THE SECRET SUSHI SYSTEM     Good old Time Magazine. It struggles on in the internet age, devoting more and more of its pages to bite-size “factoids” that rival websites for speed of transit through the intellectual digestive system. Each and every article has to be illustrated – over-illustrated. Colour and highlighting adds ...

Molly'sBlog: THE SHADY SUCCESS OF THE SECRET SUSHI SYSTEM

THE SHADY SUCCESS OF THE SECRET SUSHI SYSTEM     Good old Time Magazine. It struggles on in the internet age, devoting more and more of its pages to bite-size “factoids” that rival websites for speed of transit through the intellectual digestive system. Each and every article has to be illustrated – over-illustrated. Colour and highlighting adds ...

Molly'sBlog: THE SHADY SUCCESS OF THE SECRET SUSHI SYSTEM

THE SHADY SUCCESS OF THE SECRET SUSHI SYSTEM     Good old Time Magazine. It struggles on in the internet age, devoting more and more of its pages to bite-size “factoids” that rival websites for speed of transit through the intellectual digestive system. Each and every article has to be illustrated – over-illustrated. Colour and highlighting adds ...

Molly'sBlog: A Freer Market

A FREE-ER MARKET       One of the perpetual myths of our so-called capitalist society is that we have the closest approach to a “free market”, and that this is all to the good as it connects with our other freedoms. Is this true ? Certainly some like the left libertarians who are in favour of an ...

Carbon49 - Sustainability for Canadian businesses: Winning Cleantech by Design

Being able to get across a green product’s essence to consumers and investors is a key that can turn it from a fringe interest to mass market success. Design can connect consumers with a cleantech product’s functions, values, and green character better than words can. This article shows the key role design played in the ...