“Throwout,” by William Thorsell — Medium
Prime ministers do not have to be eminently likeable if they are sufficiently competent and inspiring. But to demonstrate qualities of meanness with a scent of pouting in the air makes the wheels on the luggage squeak. Who but the deeply petulant would forbid his entire parliamentary caucus from speaking to the former Progressive Conservative prime minister of Canada on ethereal grounds?
6 weeks ago
Revenue tools ‘not a dirty word’ says new Toronto city manager | Toronto Star
However, in a speech and other remarks Wednesday, Peter Wallace emphasized that his staff need to quantify how much money is needed for what and inform Toronto councillors, who have final say on service levels and any new taxes or levies to pay for them.
6 weeks ago
Dear Millennials, We’re Sorry - NYTimes.com
“If we’re trying to figure out how to advance the next generation’s future, we need to be spending more on the next generation, and we’re spending it on yesterday’s generation,” said Kerrey, 70. “I am not the future. My 12-year-old son is. But if you look at the spending, you’d think I’m the future.”
june 2014
The Sharing Economy Is About Desperation -- NYMag
the sharing economy has succeeded in large part because the real economy has been struggling.
april 2014
Opinion: Road Warriors | Precedent
To make progress toward bike-safe streets, more people have to sue the government
april 2014
Capitalism simply isn't working and here are the reasons why | Will Hutton | Comment is free | The Observer
Our companies and our rich don't need to back frontier innovation or even invest to produce: they just need to harvest their returns and tax breaks, tax shelters and compound interest will do the rest.
april 2014
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