- Lawrence Solomon: Amazon doesn’t compete in the free market. It should have to.
- Lawrence Solomon: Cyclists are just bloody collateral damage in the climate change wars
- Are bike lanes safe?
- Lawrence Solomon: Rip out the bike lanes — before more innocent people get hurt
- Lawrence Solomon: How ‘road diets’ are making our car commutes even more painful
Category Archives: Regulation
What’s enlightened about turning a blind eye to government policies that destroy traditional retail? Continue reading
Politicians could put to bed the lament of high housing costs by restoring freedom and common sense. Continue reading
(July 8, 2011) Canadians have become accustomed to corporate sponsorship of buildings, the branding of sports stadiums and even the renaming of movie theatres after banks, but now there’s a push to expand the name game to public spaces – including Toronto’s Lake Ontario waterfront. Continue reading
(July 6, 2011) Despite its name, fair-trade coffee isn’t necessarily “fair”. In this article, Erika Johnsen outlines the inconsistencies of the fair-trade business, specifically in relation to fair-trade coffee farmers. Continue reading
(February 9, 2011) Harvard economist Edward Gleaser makes the case for denser cities in the March 2011 edition of The Atlantic. Below is an excerpt, with a link to the full article. Continue reading
(January 8, 2010) So far he’s following urban guru Jane Jacob’s play book. Continue reading
(April 3, 2010) Governments have systematically stripped away the character of neighbourhoods. Sidewalks in commercial districts should be privatized to retire city debt, to perk up street life and city neighbourhoods and to free city businesses from the tangle of red tape that dampens their bottom line. Continue reading