Category Archives: History

Lawrence Solomon: The failure of Chinese mothering

(Jan. 15, 2011) Western parents retain the edge in producing creators. Continue reading

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Stimulating sprawl

(April 4, 2009) Sprawl in Toronto just got its biggest boost in 50 years, thanks to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty’s decision this week to stimulate the economy through a $9-billion spending spree on transportation infrastructure. Continue reading

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Why did sprawl get out of hand?

(November 12, 2005) Urban elites and the left have for decades savaged the suburbs, arguing that the suburb is environmentally unsustainable, an aesthetic blight on the landscape, homogeneously white bread and morally defective. Continue reading

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The facts on immigration

(October 2, 2002) Martin Collacott proceeds apace. From the alarmism and selective quotation of his recent anti-immigration tract for the Fraser Institute, he has graduated to insults. Thus, for the crime of having provided what he professes most to crave, a debate, he responds by calling me “poorly informed” and decrying my “profound ignorance.” Continue reading

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