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No Panic - Dr. Stephan Lanka on Bird Flu, AIDS and the Corruption of Medicine
“Academic medicine has been and is the most important pillar of support of all dictatorships and governments which do not want to submit to written law, to constitutions, to human rights, that is, to the democratically legitimized social contract.”

Paying the price; Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and B.C. fined for violations to Health Canada Act

Firms Harvesting Energy From Public Land May Owe U.S.
As soaring prices prompt huge increases in gas and oil drilling on public land, an ad hoc posse of state governments, Indian tribes and individual "bounty hunters" is charging that big energy companies are shortchanging taxpayers by billions of dollars.

Water resources could be the next energy crisis

According to the National Association of Farm Broadcasters, the top agricultural news story of 2005 was the sharp rise in energy prices that affected farmers' fuel and fertilizer costs. This is a story that could repeat itself in 2006, although it seems unlikely that energy prices will ratchet up as much as the past year.

Lack of Prairie water data 'stunning': Senate report

Climate change could be drying up the water supply in Western Canada, but nobody knows how quickly it's happening, a Senate report says.
The recently released report by the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources is urging Ottawa to put money back into water research soon. It says water will become scarce in Western Canada because of climate change and the lack of information is "stunning".

C.D. Howe welcomes new economist to Monetary Policy Council
The C.D. Howe Institute has added J.P. Morgan Chase Canada’s chief economist to its Monetary Policy Council (MPC).William Robson, senior vice president and director of research at the C.D. Howe Institute announced that Ted Carmichael, vp and chief Canadian economist at J.P. Morgan Chase Canada, has joined the MPC.

Canadian Dreams of Ethanol Distilled from Grass
It's been a dream for many years: Distill clean-burning ethanol from grass, the cheapest vegetation. It's not just a dream anymore.

CGA-Canada initiates legal action against CPAB
The Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA-Canada) today filed an application for judicial review with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to address longstanding concerns regarding the structure and processes of the Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB).


Democracy, Spontaneous Order and Peace: Implications for the Classical Liberal Critique of Democratic Politics.


(An paper written in 2000 A_R)