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National Post View: Conservatives' climate change policy is a classic example of 'going along to get along'
Stephen Harper’s government has long made a show of not “going along to get along” when it comes to foreign relations. How very curious, then, that the Conservatives should have done just that when it comes to combatting climate change. 566 more words
If you want to make money playing poker, you have to read your opponents without letting them read you.
Stephen Harper sure is hard to read, but in the game of high-stakes poker over the election debates, he seems to have misread the other players. 651 more words
Canada’s airlines used to be in the annoying habit of advertising prices that seemed too good to be true. On further examination, they usually were: passengers would discover the promised price didn’t include other mandatory costs, such as taxes, surcharges, airport fees etc. 675 more words
One can’t help but admire Uber’s willingness to follow the basic logic of economics any place it happens to lead. Even to price gouging. Soaring prices after a natural disaster or during extreme weather are simply, economists would say, the market’s response to changing supply and demand, as disruptions make it harder to get some things just as demand spikes (for instance, for generators, gasoline, bottled water, first aid supplies). 901 more words