Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Take that, Rob Ford

Democracy speaks. Council votes against Rob Ford's shortsighted and foolhardy plan to build subways with money from the heavens. Instead, they vote in support of a plan already approved and ready-to-build - a plan that will bring public transit to many more citizens of Toronto. Congratulations to Karen Stintz and our city council for standing up to bullying from the mayor of Toronto.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Unintended consequences of food aid

The Globe and Mail has published an insightful article on research into how food aid to African nations can unintentionally promote conflict.