Unfortunately, good intentions and unwavering ethics alone do not suffice, for, if more and more journalists churn out such uninformed work, more and more consumers of it will be deluded into thinking that traditionally accepted research has been proven wrong or that they need not consider the evidence that runs against their views when thinking about policy.
A. G. Vronces is a journalist who loves ideas and data and argumentation. He also serves as editor-at-large to The Prince Arthur Herald.
Canada's banks stayed afloat during the Great Recession without a real need for the taxpayer's life jacket, whereas American banks either sank or needed the taxpayer's life boat. But what is less known about our financial system is that its merits go beyond its resolve over the last decade.
07/01/2013 05:00 EDT
The White House stated on Thursday that Syria crossed a "red line" with its use of chemical weapons, compelling the U.S. government to intensify the "scale and scope" of its support for the so-called...
06/14/2013 05:23 EDT
Consumption -- stimulated or not -- never has and never will be the driver of economic growth. It's rightly been said before that the true engine of an economy is savings and investment, whereas consumption is merely the steering wheel.
05/10/2013 12:10 EDT
The authors of a report by the Canadian Foundation of Labour Rights warn that the enactment of right-to-work legislation will weaken unions and effectively toss Canadian workers under the jackboot of the corporate elite. But the fact of the matter is not as clear-cut as the CFLR and its sources of information let on.
04/03/2013 12:08 EDT
Even after having been debunked countless times over, utterly erroneous conclusions about the poor's well-being have yet again stolen the show because of a spiffy video making its way around the web. The statistics, which only show the distribution of income among quintiles over a given period, don't illustrate how well real people are truly faring.
03/25/2013 05:43 EDT
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