Category Archives: Political reforms

Lawrence Solomon: Why Ukraine should break up

(March 6, 2014) Crimea will have fewer doubts about leaving Ukraine than Russia will have about accepting it. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Russia’s losers

(February 6, 2014) Unlike Sochi, a natural beauty, Russia’s monotowns will drag the country down for decades. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Divide Libya into its tribal parts

(October 28, 2011) Who should get Libya’s fabulous oil and gas wealth, an amount that could be equivalent to several million dollars per Libyan? Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Exodus from the Arab Spring

Egypt’s Arab Spring is leading to a mass exodus of its Coptic Christian community, with Canada a preferred destination – we’ve received about a sixth of the 100,000 who have fled Egypt in the past six months amid persecution by Islamic fundamentalists. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: It’s in our interest to break Syria into pieces

If Assad is given the boot, the West should take charge and break it up. Continue reading

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The Politics of Alternative Energy (3): The Need for Public Ownership of the Carbon “Idea”

(July 4, 2011) “If in the long run we are the makers of our own fate, in the short run we are the captives of the ideas we have created”. These words of economist and political philosopher Friedrich Hayek’s today resonate loudly in the carbon “idea” – that the West should fast-track a low-carbon economy no matter what the socio-economic cost. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Time is on Israel’s side

(May 27, 2011) The world’s dependence on Israel’s enemies is dwindling. Continue reading

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