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The Smart Grid as the Slave Grid

We have all heard the hype about the “smart grid” and it goes something like this:  North Americans are...

The Techno-Gods vs. Homo Simplex: It’s the Battle of the Century!

“For more enjoyment and greater efficiency, consumption is being standardized.  We are sorry.” — Voice in the movie THX1138...

Canadian Minocracy: Rule by the Few Over the Many

“Democracy is a song, a composition for Majority’s voice. Its lyrics are inspiring and strong: the equal right to...

Embracing the Right: Expanding Libertarianism Beyond the 1% Club

If you ask a Libertarian what it means to be a Libertarian, he will likely reply that it means...

Man’s Greatest Invention. And His Worst.

We normally think of an invention as something we can touch and hold in our hands.  However, an invention...

Pharmacy Wars

The Ontario Government’s war on drugs is entering a new and more dangerous phase that is bringing increasing violence...

The Hero of Parliament Hill Was an Armed Man

Officer:  Mam, do you have any weapons in your car? Lady:  Yes, I have four guns. Officer:  Four guns! ...

The Übermensch vs. Uber & The Poor

In a previous article, I wrote about mankind’s greatest invention: The Free Market System. History has proven that there...

The Government Bundle: Would You Like War with Your Health Care?

A recent business innovation that has seen wide market acceptance is the bundling of goods and services.  For example,...

Jean-Serge Brisson vs. Canada’s Tax Collectors: A Modern Day Story of David vs. Goliath

“Thus David triumphed over the Philistine with a sling and a stone; he hit the Philistine and killed him,...

The Keynesian Propensity to Spend

We have all heard the claim that government spending can “kick-start” the economy when it falters. For example, governments...

Is Freedom Finished?

In olden times, the size and scope of the state was necessarily limited due to the fact that individual...

Occupational Regulation and the Threat That We’ll All Die Without It

During the past one hundred years, a myriad of occupations have become regulated by the state. In your city...

Quest for a Tinfoil Hat Utopia

“You want to be an elephant when you grow up? You be an elephant. Because this is Zootopia.” –...

1984 Reloaded: The Cloud and the Liquefaction of History

“To the future or to the past, to a time when thought is free, when men are different from...

Peak Everything! We’re Doomed. This Time for Sure.

“In searching for a common enemy against whom we can unite, we came up with the idea that pollution,...

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