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What Congress Really Thinks of Canada

A new study looked at the Congressional record to find out what representatives and senators really think about our neighbor to the north. What do American members of Congress really think of Canada? Well, it depends on the issue. Indeed, a Fraser Institute study examining 1,830 mentions of …

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Written by Tim Mak on Thursday May 12, 2011

The Fair Trade Racket

“Fair Trade” coffee is promoted everywhere. But far from helping third world farmers, "fair trade" practices are luring the world's poor into a distorted market. “Fair Trade” coffee is promoted everywhere, from companies such as Starbucks to my university's campus. Its advocates argue that the …

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Written by Harry Graver on Wednesday March 9, 2011