Will Ottawa borrowing $100 million more produce more benefits than leaving the money with Canadians to spend? A trillion. Or, if you like, a thousand billion. Or, the one I find most impressive, a million million. President Joe Biden’s proposed COVID package is US$1.9 trillion , though the Wall Street Journal argues […]

The instrument of this dumbing down in Nineteen Eighty-Four was Newspeak, the official language of the English Socialist Party . Newspeak was a sort of Totalitarian Esperanto that sought gradually to diminish the range of what was thinkable by eliminating, contracting and manufacturing words. Nineteen Eighty-Four was written in 1949. Meanwhile, […]