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Food Waste: Gut Check

Isn’t it funny when righteous people are confronted with practical exceptions to their principles?  Don’t we love it when the family values politician gets caught in a gay tryst on video, or when the environmental crusader is exposed for owning a Hummer and a Learjet with the combined carbon footprint of Paul Bunion? This happened…
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How Food Banks Impoverish Us All

The blog has been silent while I searched for meaning and relevance in the blur of events surrounding my tiny, private life.  Against the backdrop of Trumped up Trudeauosities, the valiant and thwarted left deflecting against a global right maelstrom, amidst cyclones of wartime rhetoric,  and even more devastating hurricanes of actual force, how are…
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Rising tide lifts all boats, except when it doesn’t

I loved James Saft’s heretical tone as he pointed out the difference between a rising stock market and a robust economy.   Nestled 13 pages deep in the business section of yesterday’s Globe and Mail, Saft’s article shares a page with headlines such as, “is it time for dividend investors to switch back to bonds?” and…
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