corporate and think-tank researcher

Donald Gutstein



07 Oct '14

Margaret Thatcher transformed British political life forever. So did Ronald Reagan in the United States. Now Canada has experienced a similar, dramatic shift to a new kind of politics, which author Donald Gutstein terms Harperism.

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Follow the Money, Part 6 — Obesity: A new role for second-hand-smoke-causes-cancer deniers

21 May '14

Last week I wrote about tobacco industry funding for Fraser Institute research that “proved” second-hand smoke doesn’t cause cancer. You may think that’s ancient history. And in one sense you’re right. The tobacco industry has shifted its doubt-manufacturing operations to countries like Russia, Indonesia and China, where the incidence of smoking—and cancer—continues to rise. But

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The United States: A Leader in World Peace?

16 Aug '07

The United States: one of the most peaceful nations in the world, as the Fraser Institute claims, or one of the least peaceful, according to a recently released global peace study? It depends what’s meant by “peace”. The Fraser Institute ranks the U.S. as the third most economically free country in the world. And the

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