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Sartre: "We are our choices
New Economics for New Geopolitics
Deja-vu All Over Again
People Taking Back Control
Canadian Politics Falls Apart
AI Really Gets Going
The Climate Crisis Really Bites
EMPTY PLANET: FACT OR FICTION?
WHY CONSERVATIVES WIN. HINT: IT'S NOT THEIR POLICIES
POWER IN THE 21ST CENTURY: WHO WILL HAVE IT & WHAT WILL THAT MEAN?
Socialism: I'ts Baaack
The Value of Everything:
Making & Taking in the Global Economy
Banking for the People, Not the Bankers
Monopoly - It's not a Game Anymore
The Geopolitics of the Arctic
The Business School and Its Consequences
trade as war
Rebalancing Global Politics & Economics
the myth of free trade
Us Vs Them
: the failures of globalism
debate: big canada or small CANADA
debate: do we still need an all-powerful united states
debate: universal basic income: fear it or embrace it?
super-rich philanthropy: for the people or the plutocrats?
nukes or no nukes?
brexit: the end Game
DID WE JUST SEE A U.S. COUP D'ETAT,..
OR IS IT STILL COMING??
IS THE WORLD BANKRUPT?
WHY THE TRUMP DYNASTY COULD LAST 16 YEARS
BORDERLANDS - THE BATTLE FOR THE HEARTS AND MINDS OF EASTERN EUROPE
MERITOCRACY - IT AIN'T WHAT IT'S CRACKED UP TO BE
GIMME SHELTER! THE HOUSING CRISIS - WHY IT EXISTS AND WHAT CAN BE DONE
2018 - winter: we took a break
2017 - fall program
TECHNOLOGY IS MAKING INEQUALITY WORSE….
DEMOCRACY OR CONCENTRATED GREAT WEALTH: YOUR CHOICE!
OUR HEALTHCARE SYSTEM: IS NEITHER HEALTHY, CARING, NOR A SYSTEM!
TRUMP VS TRUDEAU: ROUND #1
RAN – THE EVIL, DANGEROUS AND RADICAL ENEMY OF ALL THAT IS GOOD….REALLY??
RE-IMAGINING CAPITALISM – BUSINESS AS USUAL IS OVER.... BUT WHAT COMES NEXT?
THE CYBER THREAT – WAR, TERRORISM AND CRIME. HOW SERIOUS IS IT AND WHAT CAN WE DO?
5th annual state of the world conference
2017 - spring PROGRAM
Trump's First 100 days...
They Want Your Money!
Is Liberal Democracy Threatened?
Is Complexity Going To Do Us In? It's Complicated
2017 - winter program
Standing up to THE MAN
- the Trump Effect
Power in the Food System: Who Controls What We Eat?
Small is Powerful:
Extending Freedom For Everyone!
Why Learning to Love the Underground Economy is Essential....Maybe
War by Other Means:
Geo-Economics, the Use of Economic Power for Political Ends
The Success of Small Countries
Why Do They Do Better?
2016 - FALL PROGRAM
IN THE AGE OF PIKETTY "
- A SERIES OF 4 TUESDAY COURSES
WHAT ARE THE 1% BUYING?
HOW IS THAT WORKING OUT??
THE GREAT TAX RIP-OFF
– WHAT THE PANAMA PAPERS DO NOT TELL US
THE OBAMA LEGACY,
THE ELECTION AND BEYOND – CAN THE U.S. GET ITS MOJO BACK?
“EDUCATION INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX”
- THE DISEASE THAT IS DESTROYING HIGHER
4th Annual State of the World Conference
2016 - spring program
How the Super-Rich Have Rigged the World – & How It’s Being Unrigged
Digital Currencies Will Change the World
China & India: The Competition that Will Define Geopolitics in the 21st Century
2016 - winter program
How Migration is Changing Our World
Populism: Friend or Foe?
A Rebalancing Ideal or a Model Under Threat?
The New World of Work
What's at Stake in Syria and How is it Going to End?
2015 - fall program
SUSTAINABLE LIVES FOR THE 9 BILLION
DEBT AND THE 1% VS THE 99%
THE PEOPLE VS THE CORPS
THE RAPIDIZATION OF LIFE
THE SCIENCE, POLITICS, ECONOMICS AND IDEOLOGIES OF CLIMATE CHANGE
RACE AGAINST THE MACHINE -
THE IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY ON SOCIETY.
THE PARIS ATTACKS - WHAT THEY MEAN AND WHAT SHOULD BE DONE
3rd annual state of the world conference
2015 - spring program
The geopolitics of the Middle east
2015 - europe decides
the social entrepreneurs: solving the world's most difficult problems
public-private partnerships: do they make sense?
immigration: a canadian election decider?
the steady state economy: is is realistic?
annual conference at niagara-on-the-lake: state of the world 2015
2015 - winter program
Latin America - Emerging at last?
The Geography of Medicine: Why does it matter?
Power, food, money, and the future of life on earth
post-boomer society - a better world?
2014 - late fall program
The Innovation Economy: Why it Matters and How it can be Achieved?
Japanese Model: Piketty Applied
Chimerica: The Pivotal Relationship Between the United States
The Cooperative Movement
- A Potential Game
2014 - Early Fall
Mid-September to Mid-October
a social state for the 21st century … a la thomas piketty
frontier zones: where civilizations collide
2014 summer program
capital In the 21st century
is toronto still a great city?
are ontario's finances sustainable?
How the internet is effecting our lives & will in future
2nd annual state of the world conference
2014 - spring program
healthcare: politics, power & the consumer
the corporation: it's rise & ultimate fall
Beyond the brics:
the next group of emerging countries that will shape the world
media, politics & democracy: how media shapes our civic life
niagara-on-the-lake annual conference:
the geopolitics of 2014 ….& beyond
the 'stans': what they are & why they are important?
without permission: leading from the bottom
global demographics: another billion by 2020?
what needs to be done to create a better
2014 winter program
city of the future
our energy future:
can the world have a reliable flow of energy &
also deal with climate change?
planning your retirement cash flow
big data: how will it effect your life?
the death of the professions:
how the professions have lost their
ethical compass & what it means
politics, biology & psychology of food
south africa post-apartheid: success or failure?
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