Why do 1.4 million Americans work at Walmart–a new Forbes.com column by Doug Altner

http://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2013/11/27/why-do-1-4-million-americans-work-at-walmart-with-many-more-trying-to/

Why Is The Tea Party ‘Extremist,’ But Democratic Support For Big Government ‘Moderate’? by...

See Peter Schwartz's excellent, penetrating analysis of the obfuscations regarding "stakeholders", insider trading, and selfishness in his Forbes.com column here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2013/11/11/why-is-the-tea-party-extremist-but-democratic-support-for-big-government-moderate/#!

Why Is The Tea Party 'Extremist,' But Democratic Support For Big Government 'Moderate'? by...

See Peter Schwartz's excellent, penetrating analysis of the obfuscations regarding "stakeholders", insider trading, and selfishness in his Forbes.com column here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2013/11/11/why-is-the-tea-party-extremist-but-democratic-support-for-big-government-moderate/#!

Rescuing BlackBerry?

BlackBerry Ltd., the struggling Canadian smartphone maker, is seeking to be taken over in a $4.7 billion private deal by Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.,...

Selling horse meat as beef: Buyer beware, too?

In my last post I wrote about stores selling products past their best before date—such as the expired canned lobster pate, which raised demands...

Instead of taxing the 1% more, we should thank them

To qualify as part of the top 1% of income earners in Canada in 2010, you would have to had earned $201,400. (In the...

Review of Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand’s Ideas Can End Big Government, Yaron...

Why does the government keep growing, why should we be concerned about it, and what to do about it? “Free Market Revolution” by Yaron...

There is no conflict between individual and common interests

This is the last installment based on my experiences in Finland in the last month. A few days before I returned to Canada, the...

Why humility is not a virtue

According to conventional morality, humility is a virtue. We are taught to think not too highly of ourselves or not to take credit for...

Teamwork vs. independent thinking?

If we are to believe people like President Obama who famously said: “You didn’t build that”, individual accomplishment is insignificant; only as a group...

Why governments should not interfere in the sale of publicly traded companies

This is an issue mostly in countries with abundant natural resources and governments bent on economic nationalism, but it nevertheless poses an interesting ethical...

Should you apologize for something you have not done?

Last month, Fareed Zakaria, CNN TV host and Time columnist was suspended briefly for plagiarizing a passage by New Yorker writer Jill Lepore. Zakaria...