Category: Economic thoughts

Canadian, Economic thoughts, Geo-political

Letters to the Editor

August 24, 2020 Defense of Socialism A recent letter to the editor echoed an embedded Canadian belief that socialism does not work. The writer is wrong but to make his case he cited Venezuela stating how quickly it was brought to its knees seemingly because of socialism. Venezuela is a poor example as the economy …

Canadian, Democracy, Economic thoughts

NAFTA2 Agreement – A Case Against Ratification

NAFTA2 Agreement – A Case against Ratification and an Alternative Strategy Ron Brydges November 2018 President Trump’s belligerent threats of withdrawal from NAFTA may have inadvertently provided Canada the opportunity to look into the future and choose a better path forward. In a changing world we may be wise to review our place in the …