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I didn't sign up to fight highways in 2019. I want my advocacy to be about untying the intractable knot of "equitab…
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Britain once starved Ireland to a near-genocidal level during which 20% of our country died - over a million dead.…
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It’s the catastrophic subspecies known as billionaires who wrecked our planet.

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A new paper in Synthese aims to explain why the Wikipedia actually works.

Spoiler: it takes both the editing/mode…
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The Vancouver Sun archives are a goldmine. This was published in 1976!
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From "The Making of the Atomic Bomb".
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The 306 words Trump has written about Rex Tillerson on twitter:
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Trevor's estimate: $13 billion loss to GDP if we cut energy exports to zero. Wow.
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Sources say Ontario Premier Doug Ford raised bill C-69 as a problem. Prime Minister Trudeau then pu…
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Drivers of the Great Housing Boom-Bust: Credit Conditions, Beliefs, or Both?
Drivers of the Great Housing Boom-Bust: Credit Conditions, Beliefs, or Both?
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30 years on from the 1988 Housing Act, it's become clear the private rented sector needs another overhaul. I've wri…
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With high probability, an inverted yield curve portends a recession. But it doesn't portend a recession right away.
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Patti Smith's Cover of Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit" Strips the Song Down to its Heart | Open Culture
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Patti Smith’s Cover of Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Strips the Song Down to its Heart
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Attention city leaders and the planning profession: this is the language you should be speaking in 2018.
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UBC economist proposes solution to Vancouver's affordability crisis
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UBC economist proposes that Vancouver should tax imputed rents. (Good luck with that.)
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If you actually want to *be* smart, instead of appearing smart on TV, you should usually bet on mean-reversion, and…
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Why do all new apartment buildings look the same? Some thoughts from Curbed. We think the best solution to homogene…
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Canadians have what feels like a xenophobic obsession with foreign money’s impact on our real estate market, but wh…
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Narrator: This was never about actual election fraud.
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Our new report reveals a dramatic shift in the economic geography of Toronto region where a more balanced pattern o…
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Insightful piece by one of our leading economists: "The state cannot provide more public services and simultaneousl…
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4 big spikes in mentions of “housing crisis” in the Vancouver Sun:
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Market feminism did a great job of teaching all the wrong millennial women that their voices are interesting & that…
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New report from Pembina Institute examines how road pricing impacts residents of different income levels.
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The Guardian reports that antifa has forced the fascist party Golden Dawn out of Crete.
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