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The truth about Ed
The former Nalcor CEO has a history of misleading the public on cost overruns at Muskrat Falls. It’s time for an investigation.
July 9, 2017
A Measured Opinion
A Measured Opinion offers data-based views on social and political issues.
Budget thoughts on the eve of austerity
Austerity is unavoidable. How do we minimize the damage?
April 13, 2016
How to fix the deficit
The province needs to cut spending and raise taxes. But by how much?
February 18, 2016
What caused the deficit?
Two words: Danny Williams.
February 16, 2016
Dwight Ball promises to balance budget using magic
A Liberal government would put an end to muggle mismanagement, saying a #StrongerTomorrow is possible with the power of make believe.
November 24, 2015
Muskrat Falls is no longer the “least cost option”
Was Newfoundland and Labrador's largest expenditure ever a mistake?
October 1, 2015
Puddister’s Preposterous Pedway Plan
Politicians have fixated on a silly solution to a real problem.
September 29, 2015
Looking back at a decade of PC tax cuts
With the province reeling from a crash in oil prices and record budget deficits, we look back on a decade of tax cuts by the…
August 14, 2015
Most tar sands oil will stay in the ground, and Harper knows it
Partisans criticising Linda McQuaig’s remarks are either ignorant or lying.
August 12, 2015
Lower oil royalties expected to last a decade: Dept. of Finance
Official government projections for provincial oil royalties look bleak. We must adjust to life after the boom.
July 22, 2015
In defence of tax hikes
No one likes it when taxes go up, but sometimes it's for the best.
May 2, 2015
Let’s raise taxes on the rich (Pt. 2)
Economists from Memorial University have some ideas for changing the tax system in order to fight poverty.
April 27, 2015
Let’s raise taxes on the rich
Years of unaffordable tax breaks for rich people have contributed to a yawning budget deficit. It's time to reverse course.
April 21, 2015