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Medecci Lineil

Our ways of coping with new babies

When we encourage new parents to ‘treasure these moments because they don’t last forever,’ we need to remember to also...

How to stick to your New Year’s resolution

Don't let go of your dreams. If you have determination and belief in your dreams, you will succeed in spite...

Sharing economy as a lifesaver

There will be growing pains along the way — and more horror stories, no doubt — but the sharing economy is here...

Budgeting for the status quo

We were told that there is no great change in government fiscal policy in the 2020 Budget. So this budget — as was last...

Why we are willing and proud to pay taxes

I always notice that people get angry about what they think the government is doing, especially when they refer to themselves as taxpayers. You...

Health and economic inequality two-way process

Any healthcare system will not be able to solve inequalities everywhere. But that has not stopped policymakers from haring off after entirely the wrong idea...

Vaping isn’t perfectly safe but…

VIEWPOINT I understand why people don’t care about vaping and public policy. If you’re not a smoker and haven’t experienced some of the costs of smoking...

Disastrous consequences of Mao’s era of collectivisation

I finished rereading historian Frank Dikotter’s Mao’s Great Famine: The History of China’s Most Devastating Catastrophe, 1958–1962 which I read for the first time...

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