Our continuing obsession with inequality

The grand pooh-bahs at Davos were more concerned with inequality than they were with poverty and terrorism

Our continuing obsession with inequality//  inequality [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/our-continuing-obsession-with-inequality/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/income-inequality/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]inequalityE[/popup] and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/poverty/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]poverty[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] NORTH BAY, Ont. Jan 28, 2016/ Troy Media/ - Last week the world's intellectual elite met in Davos to, apparently, solve our economic ills. None…

Operation Desert Storm 25 years later

Saddam Hussein’s invasion of Kuwait and the American response dramatically impacted the politics of the Middle East

Operation Desert Storm 25 years later//  desert storm  desert storm [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/operation-desert-storm-25-years-later/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on Operation Desert Storm  [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] TORONTO, Ont. Jan 20, 2016/ Troy Media/ - I don’t know about you, but Operation Desert Storm – the name the Americans gave to the campaign that evicted Saddam Hussein’s…

Every religion has its lunatic fringe

Those of us who are Christians have ours, and the Muslims do, too

Every religion has its lunatic fringe// lunatic fringe lunatic fringe, lunatic fringe [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2016/01/every-religion-has-its-lunatic-fringe/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/religion/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]religion[/popup] and the lunatic fringe  [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] TORONTO, Ont. Jan 12, 2016/ Troy Media/ - The familiar refrain of the Right goes something like this: “not all Muslims are terrorists, but…

War is an ugly thing, but our hypocrisy is uglier

Sometimes the only way to truly solve a problem is to take up arms

War is an ugly thing, but our hypocrisy is uglier//  war, hypocrisy  war, hypocrisy [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2015/12/war-is-an-ugly-thing-but-our-hypocrisy-is-uglier/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/war/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]war[/popup] and [popup url="https://www.troymedia.com/tag/hypocrisy/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]hypocrisy[/popup] [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] WHITEHORSE, Yukon Dec. 29 2015 /Troy Media/ - It’s easy to feel good watching the footage of the first Syrian refugee families arriving…

Finding the silver lining in a gloomy year

So long, farewell, good riddance

Finding the silver lining in a gloomy year [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/2015/12/finding-the-silver-lining-in-a-gloomy-year/" height="800" width="800" scrollbars="0"]Download[/popup] this column on finding a silver lining  [popup url="http://marketplace.troymedia.com/terms-and-conditions-of-use/" height="600" width="600" scrollbars="0"]Terms and conditions of use[/popup] CALGARY, Alta. Dec. 18, 2015 /Troy Media/ – It’s hard not to say “good riddance” rather than “goodbye” to a year like 2015. There were good moments, for sure, but plenty more reasons to…

Syria: The world’s first climate change refugees

Of the 19.5 million refugees in the world today, only about 100,000 can be resettled each year

Syria: The world’s first climate change refugeesDownload this column on climate change refugees Terms and Conditions of use VANCOUVER, B.C. Nov. 29, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Canada has an opportunity to once again be known as a nation of small towns with big hearts greeting the world’s first “environmental refugees”. Get ready Canada for a reinvigoration of the Nanaimos, Medicine Hats, North…

COP21 the latest ‘last chance’ for humanity

ISIS and the delegates to COP21 are all purveyors of apocalyptic ideologies

COP21 the latest ‘last chance’ for humanityDownload this column on COP21 Terms and Conditions of use CALGARY OUT CALGARY, Alta. Nov 27, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Oliver Tickell, website editor of the British magazine The Ecologist, wondered whether the ISIS attacks in Paris were motivated by a desire to undermine the UN climate summit opening next week, the 21st in the series…

We can win the war on terror by not giving in to fear

With each new challenge to national security comes the danger that we will repeat mistakes of the past

We can win the war on terror by not giving in to fearDownload this column on the war on terror Terms and Conditions of use NEW YORK Nov. 22, 2015/ Troy Media/ - The best news for Syrian refugees might be that an incoming prime minister and a departing president have refused to join the orgy of fear taking hold in some quarters. Both Prime Minister Justin…

Terrorism a perversion of the human condition

Islamic terrorists are not the only group of religious people who commit violence

Terrorism a perversion of the human conditionDownload this column on terrorism Terms and Conditions of use TRAIL, B.C. Nov 19, 2015/ Troy Media/ - “La foi n’a rien à voir avec la morale.” Faith has nothing to do with morality. We came upon this piece of graffiti three years ago while in Tournon in southern France. It could have been written yesterday…

Do we even know how to defeat ISIS?

What should wise governments do?

Do we even know how to defeat ISIS?Download this column on ISIS Terms and Conditions of use “An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” Mahatma Gandhi CALGARY, Alta. Nov 19, 2015/ Troy Media/ - We all feel anger and sadness about the recent terrorist atrocities in Paris and the Middle East. But a lot more heat than…