Free Trade: Canada & the EU

Free Trade: Canada & the EU

Canada & Europe Free Trade: Harper’s Legacy or hyperbole? Last week, the Harper administration and the European Union announced their agreement in principle on a free trade agreement (CETA), which will eliminate 99% of tariffs between the two countries, as well as a considerable amount of trade red tape and regulation. The details of the […]


The UK’s information deficit regarding the EU: What’s wrong and how to fix it.

The UK’s information deficit regarding the EU: What’s wrong and how to fix it.

Without greater consultation by the UK government on Europe, our information market breaks down and democracy suffers. A referendum might help, but it is not enough. Like everything in a capitalist economy, information has a price. For politics and policy news, this the cost of its provision for media, think tanks and the education system. […]