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…

Constitutional challenge set in cross-border beer battle

Interprovincial trade barriers based on politically tainted precedent

Constitutional challenge set in cross-border beer battleDownload this column on beer for your publication or website. FREE Terms and Conditions of use BELLEVILLE, ON Aug 24, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Canadians seem obsessed with the Mike Duffy story these days, deeming it a scandalous cover-up of inappropriate behaviour. But, starting August 25, an even more scandalous cover-up – one that has…

Corruption extends far beyond Quebec in Canada

Canada’s most corrupt province is probably the one where it's talked about it the least

Corruption extends far beyond Quebec in CanadaDownload this column on corruption for your publication or website. Price starts at $8 Terms and Conditions of use MONTREAL, QC Jun 30, 2015/ Troy Media/ - It’s been said that Quebec is Canada’s most corrupt province. While that’s a hard thing to prove, corruption in Quebec probably does get more attention than in the…

Was the Senate audit worth it?

The auditor general spent $21 million to find less than $1 million in questionable expenses

Was the Senate audit worth it?Download this column for your publication or website. FREE CALGARY, AB, Jun 12, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Consider me one of the millions of Canadians offended by the Senate spending scandal. But it’s not for the reason you might think. The auditor general spent $21 million on this investigation, and found less than $1 million…

Montreal police applying a double standard against student protestors

Using heavy-handed tactics against students protesting the same provincial austerity measures they did

Montreal police applying a double standard against student protestorsMontreal police applying a double standard against student protestors INCLUDED in our Unlimited Access subscription MONTREAL, QC, Apr 19, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Spring has finally come to Montreal, and with the warmer temperatures there are some familiar sites. The parks and patios are full of people, even though the melting snow has revealed piles of…

Has Russia reached a turning point?

Putin has maintained his iron grip on Russia by being the most ruthless in a sea of gangsters

Has Russia reached a turning point?Purchase Has Russia reached a turning point? EDMONTON, AB, Mar 2, 2015/ Troy Media/ - The murder of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov in the shadow of the Kremlin is so obvious an act of political gangsterism that future generations could well – in retrospect – view it as a turning point in the history…
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