How China’s past influences China’s stock market today

By |August 18th, 2015|Categories: Economics, Foreign Policy|Tags: , , , , |

(By Helen Raleigh, Centennial Fellow) Before the most recent midsummer stock market turmoil in China, stock trading among Chinese investors had reached a fanatic pace. China has 90 million retail investors and almost all of [...]

How to celebrate May Day

By |May 3rd, 2015|Categories: Books|Tags: , , , , , |

Celebrate May Day by trying to comprehend millions casualties of government planning during the Chinese "famine". Celebrate May Day by renewing your drivers license and marvel at the inefficiency of collectivized workforce. Celebrate May Day [...]

Indifference to history equivocating Soviet evil

By |February 24th, 2014|Categories: History|Tags: , , , |

My first exposure to the soul-crushing realities of communism came from Yvonne. Yvonne was the woman who came in to clean the offices at the aircraft hangar in Calgary where my father worked and where as a young lad in the early 1980s I would on occasion accompany him. […]