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Our Hare-Brained Predictions Come True!

Consulting blogs are usually thinly veiled attempts at asserting “thought leadership” in fields where the consultant is an eavesdropping carpetbagger.  But, if only our readers knew just how cathartic writing is. We are filled with incredulity on a weekly basis about the state of the world, and our city! Writing this blog is often the…
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“Ask not what I did to the City…”

A funny thing happened Sunday afternoon.  I was cleaning my kitchen when the Mayor of Toronto and his brother came on the radio and started confessing things.  The effect on me was profound.  Within minutes, I was shaking and sweating all over, wanting to make confessions of my own. It was a spiritual moment.  His…
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Secret’s Out: International Trade is Just Trickledown Economics 2.0

From @PMHarper:  “The #CETA trade negotiations are the most transparent and collaborative that Canada has ever conducted. #cdnpoli“ Sure.  I don’t know who PM Harper was trying to impress–maybe his mother–because no one in the Canadian laity bought that line. There is a reason why democratically governed nations resort to secret meetings when it comes to trade agreements. …
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