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blog post in No Food for Thought British Columbia's Provincial Liberals Announce Their Top Priority: British Columbia's Provincial Liberals In the fall of 2018, British Columbia voters will be voting in a referendum on proportional representation. This is of course a threat for members of parties favored by
blog post in No Food for Thought Electoral reform coming to Canada? After the last election, I wrote about the federal electoral reform promised. Nothing has really changed since then, which is why I am writing a new pos
blog post in No Food for Thought Exit or Voice: the powerful anti-Putin voices of Arkady Volozh and Oleg Tinkov Half a decade after the famous treatise on the matter , quitting or speaking remains a constant dilemma. In particular in rogue autocratic regimes like Vladimir Putin's
blog post in No Food for Thought False Majorities - Sadly Doubly True for a Majority of Canadians As British Columbia is about to get a rare opportunity to get rid of FPTP , Fair Vote Canada shows just how relevant the topic is : {img type="fileId" fileId="85"
blog post in No Food for Thought Free software and integration: a long-term issue More than a decade ago, Greg Kroah-Hartman started offering some Linux versions with significant support. Linux 2.6.32 was designated as a "long term" support release, even though the term was just ab
blog post in No Food for Thought From Ashes to Ashes to Pharce No Food for Thought wouldn't be complete without a rant against Canada's Phoenix pay system . This week I worked with an unfortunate former government employee who's been
blog post in No Food for Thought Germany and Canada: A sharp contrast in what democracy can be If your tracking of Canadian politics focuses on the Parliament's composition, you might not have noticed anything particular in September. If you also pay attention to the budget though, you may have
blog post in No Food for Thought Individual action A lot of what we hear about environmental damage mitigation is about individual action. Don't eat endangered fish . As for the climate crisis, ''Don't eat beef, Don't eat meat, Don't throw paper in
blog post in No Food for Thought Is there really an information security jobs crisis? Or a development culture crisis? Ben Rothke asks if there's a shortage of information security professionals. I found his piece very intere
blog post in No Food for Thought L'Intégrité avec un grand « I » : Jean-Benoit Ratté, conseiller en affaires publiques Dans la vie, responsabiliser ses semblables demande du courage. Et de l'énergie, ressource qui est limitée. Comme on dit, il faut « choisir ses combats », sachant que certains combats sont bien
blog post in No Food for Thought La décarbonisation du carbone, ou l'écoblanchiment de l'énergie fossile Quelle stratégie un pays comme le Canada, devant des précipices démocratiques, environnementaux et économiques, devrait-il choisir? Simplement adopter le ((wpf:Principe pollueur-payeur|principe po
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blog post in No Food for Thought Modestly Moving Away from a Monstruously Mad Mozilla In 2003, I was using Internet Explorer, Hotmail and Microsoft Windows when I discovered the Mozilla Suite. I could certainly count the number of open source applications I used on a single hand at tha
blog post in No Food for Thought Running from Debian Project Leadership The 2016 Debian Project Leader election has started. For a second time, its result is quite predictable, as there is a single candidature. After a single
blog post in No Food for Thought Scenario for Advertising Proportional Representation I was just reflecting on how I could promote proportional representation in governments using FPTP. My provincial reform movement unfortunately does not sell any gear. I was thinking a T-shirt picturi
blog post in No Food for Thought Superfluous election, necessary opportunity In 2015, 39% of Canadian voters gave their vote to the Liberal Party of Canada. 4 years later, that support had dropped to 33%. Less than what the PCC obtained, but still enough to form a government.
blog post in No Food for Thought Technological deceleration: a symptom of fragmentation and severe health hazards One year ago, KNP warned against the perils of fragmentation . What’s happened since then: • Finland and Sweden applied to join NATO. • …and both started [https://www.p
blog post in No Food for Thought Technological evolution, a promise of unsurpassed repression? If the 20th century was generally favorable to democracy, {MOUSEOVER(label="many see the 21st century as a different story" sticky="y")}[https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2021/12/the-autocr
blog post in No Food for Thought The Neverending Movie of Unintended Consequences Competition matters . When antitrust law appeared, its target was—well—trusts. At least theoretically, capitalism couldn't prevent the appearance of monopolies. Anti
blog post in No Food for Thought Un adulte, c'est bien, mais un enseignant, c'est généralement plus compétent Juste avant une rentrée scolaire chaotique , le ministre de l'Éducation du Québec tentait de rassurer
blog post in No Food for Thought Victory for the Liberals, Defeat for Governance; Disgust for Canadian Politics {LANG(lang="fr")} Durant la dernière élection fédérale , une proportion des partis politiques plus haute que jamais favorisait la réforme élect

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