Centralized powers around the world have consistently either failed or are currently failing like in Venezuela where their economic crisis is so dire that most people have lost an average of 19 pounds.
Canada intends to take in more refugees in order to stay off the endangered list because of its current low birth rate. The big question remains, how will these refugees be successfully integrated into Canadian Society?
Since Roy Romanow's 2002 study concluded the Canadian healthcare system is unsustainable in its present form, the latest report this Thursday confirms Roy's view. The solution? Pretend its not a problem. Or throw more money at it, assuming taxpayers go along with it. Is there a better way?
There is a comment in the Outlaw Josey Wales that covers, in part, what the advocates for divesture of all things carbon think they are doing. Trouble is, no-one of these advocates are willing to go all the way.
In short, Trump's dominance of the media has moved the political conversation away from climate change and social justice issues. Instead he's fired up the conversation in Canada about the economy and free trade.