Tag: Society

Populism: How should economic policy respond? | IN 60 SECONDS

In this populist moment, conservatives should champion and renew their basic values, principles, and priorities, and the economic policies that flow from them. These commitments advance a particular vision of society in which free markets reward individual initiative, public policy advances opportunity, and energy and dynamism characterize our economic lives. It’s a society that demands personal responsibility, self-reliance, and self-discipline,...

5. Democracy: Why It Finally Worked – Truth Matters – Vishal Mangalwadi

Why did the Reformation liberate whole nations from political tyranny? The Sixteenth Century Reformation began as a spiritual movement in the heart of an university professor. When Martin Luther nailed his 95-Theses at the door of his University’s church, he was protesting against the corruption of his religion. So how did the Reformation create the political system that the Enlightenment...

Taxes, democracy and our shared interests | Jennifer Keesmaat | TEDxToronto

Translator: Mirjana Čutura Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Paying your taxes … can save our democracy. Now you might be wondering why I’m talking about this because, of course, I’m not a municipal finance expert. I’m an urban planner. I’ve spent a tremendous amount of time planning this city, working in cities across Canada, working in cities across the world....