A judge I once knew used to tell the parties to his mediation sessions that they may have to bleed for a while longer, before accepting sensible settlement proposals. We in North […]
The Abortion Debate Needs More Thought and Less Emotion
By now the US Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs, which overruled Roe, is common knowledge. But what these two decisions actually decided is often misunderstood or misrepresented. And the problems they are […]
My New Article in the ERQ
was published today, here: https://energyregulationquarterly.ca/articles/all-that-glitters-isnt-green-or-renewable#sthash.zpg3M3cw.dpbs
Russia’s War Has Started The Great U-Turn
The West’s net zero policies, pursued too rapidly, with the wrong technologies, and without regard to energy security, has financed Russia’s war on Ukraine. The Great U-Turn back to fossil fuels has […]
Russia, Ukraine and NATO: What Now?
If you ask the average person on the street in any Western democracy, chances are they will blame only Russian President Vladimir Putin for the war in Ukraine, now in its fourth […]
After Roe v Wade?
Introduction An extraordinary leak of a draft decision from the US Supreme Court strongly suggests that the majority of the court is leaning towards overruling its landmark precedent in Roe v Wade. […]
The Fraser Institute Published My Article on Canada’s Net Zero Law
This is a somewhat different, peer reviewed and more scholarly article than I posted here earlier. Here is a link to the publication: fraserinstitute.org
Elections in Canada: Are We Voting in a Parliamentary Democracy or an Elected Monarchy?
Introduction Pollsters tell us many Canadians are unhappy with their government. Not just the federal government, but governments at all levels. They report a sense of disappointment. Candidates over-promise and then after the […]
Is There a Legal Limit to the Disruption of Protests?
Introduction The 2019/2020 blockades of the Canadian railway lines by certain indigenous occupiers set the precedent for the 2022 truckers’ blockades of Ottawa, the Windsor-Detroit Ambassador Bridge and other trade-sensitive locations in […]
All that Glitters Isn’t Green. Or Renewable.
Green energy, green cars, green jobs, green policies, cleaner and greener – notice how everything green is good? Today, “green” is not just a colour, it is a synonym for “good”; as […]