A guide to thriving in Capitalism’s Third Wave

A journey through the history of capitalism and how capitalism's Third Wave is rising on the back of another asset revolution

A guide to thriving in Capitalism’s Third WaveEDMONTON, Alta. Aug. 2, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Have you ever wondered where the frustration of many Trump and Brexit supporters comes from? Would you like to know how Bernie Sander's revolution could be implemented in practical terms? Or are you like many of the rest of us, just curious to know why the status…

How General Motors brought socialism to America

GM CEO Charles Wilson established a pension plan that would invest in the broader U.S. economy to ensure the protection of his workers' pensions

How General Motors brought socialism to AmericaTORONTO, Ont. May 27, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Around the mid-20th century, Peter Drucker was the go-to business guru. A strategically-placed copy of one of his management books graced many an office credenza, even if its contents weren’t always diligently read or put into operation. Drucker (1909-2005) was born in Austria in the waning days of the Habsburgs.…

Canada’s affordable housing crisis about to get worse

The affordable housing crisis is an obvious symptom of a deep-seated disease in modern capitalism

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COP21 is irrelevant and should be cancelled

The real action on how we will live, eat and travel taking place during free trade negotiations

COP21 is irrelevant and should be cancelledDownload this column on COP21 for your publication or website. FREE TRIAL Terms and Conditions of use EDMONTON, AB Oct 14, 2015/ Troy Media/ - The final stages of preparation for COP 21, the Paris climate change talks, are still underway, but all is not well in the world of the national climate change management…

COP21 is all about the future of capitalism

What exactly is the problem COP21 delegates are trying to solve?

COP21 is all about the future of capitalismDownload this column on COP21 for your publication or website. FREE to subscribers Terms and Conditions of use EDMONTON, AB Oct 7, 2015/ Troy Media/ - According to an ongoing temperature analysis conducted by scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), the average global temperature on Earth has increased by about 0.8C (1.4F)…

Milton Friedman and the Volkswagen implosion

It was Friedman who laid out the monetarist case AGAINST social responsibility for business

Milton Friedman and the Volkswagen implosionEDMONTON, AB Sep 28, 2015/ Troy Media/ - We should have seen it coming; in fact, we did see it coming and still ignored the obvious truth. Volkswagen’s infamous “Diesel Dupe” is a self-inflicted (possibly mortal) wound for the iconic German carmaker. At present, VW is recalling 500,000 cars in the U.S. and has set…

Eliminating poverty is achievable

Canadians could look to the past for innovative ways of dealing with poverty

Eliminating poverty is achievableDownload this column on poverty for your publication or website. Price starts at $8 Terms and Conditions of use EDMONTON, AB Sep 22, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson wants to eliminate poverty in a generation. You have to admire his vision and ambition, but it won’t be easy to accomplish this lofty…

New economic vision needed for Canada

To increase productive growth investment, the government has to start with the banks

New economic vision needed for CanadaDownload this column on Canada's economy for your publication or website. Price starts at $8 Terms and Conditions of use EDMONTON, AB Sept. 15, 2015/ Troy Media/ - It’s taken some time to get there, but even the Tories admit (reluctantly) that the Canadian economy is in recession. The big question for the electorate is:…

How the Canadian economy can get out of the mess it’s in

The Canadian economy is vulnerable today because ‘markets’ couldn't care less about Canada's, or anyone’s, standard of living

How the Canadian economy can get out of the mess it’s inDownload this column on the Canadian economy for your publication or website. Price starts at $8 Terms and Conditions of use EDMONTON, AB Sep 1, 2015/ Troy Media/ - As Stephen Harper prepares for the real election campaigning to begin after the Labour Day long weekend, he must be praying for some good news on…

Capitalism and environmentalism can co-exist

Capitalism will learn to live with new regulations that direct its energies in more environmentally responsible directions

Capitalism and environmentalism can co-existDownload this column on capitalism for your publication or website. Price starts at $8 Terms and Conditions of use QUATHIASKI COVE, BC Aug 3, 2015/ Troy Media/ - When environmentalists contend that capitalism is the cause of climate change, they complicate an extremely difficult problem and obscure solutions to perhaps the most serious threat ever…