Exploitation vs. trade: Win-lose or win-win?

A well-educated, intelligent acquaintance was telling me how the quality of care at a privatized, formerly government-run hospital had immediately declined after it was...

The ethics and business of human genetic editing

The other day, I turned on the radio to a debate on the ethics on human genetic editing, prompted buy an international scientific summit...

Will income inequality kill you?

The answer to the title question is ‘no,’ of course. However, some public health crusaders, carrying the torch of the Occupy movement, make such...

The costly impact of government meddling with markets: Why competition is good and regulation...

On my recent second trip to Finland this year my observations and discussions with the locals drew my attention to the value of competition...

Is selling flu shots immoral?

The flu season is approaching its peak. In my home province, Alberta, there have been about 1,500 confirmed cases, over...

Banning private health care kills: Equality at the cost of human lives

Imagine that you have worked hard and saved money so that you can achieve your goals and enjoy yourself but also to be equipped...