Mike's Daily Comment

BC Teachers Strike & The Definition of Insanity

52 strikes since 1987, 1 negotiated contract in 27 years and only 1 card to play which is to make over 500,000 students the pawns in this dispute. That said…..

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“Those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it” – US politicians of both stripes panick as US companies flee to more tax friendly areas and starve politicians of tax money. Yet public unions still……..

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The Teachers dispute is part of a bigger debate surrounding the Discrepancy between Public Sector & Private Sector workers in terms of salaries, pensions, extended healthcare and other benefits. This fall the Federal Government…..

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With Civic elections coming in November you’d never know it by the scant attention they are getting. I’ve never understood…..

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A familiar theme in the teachers dispute is that both sides have to comprimise. That sounds easy, so reasonable, but ignores the reality on public debate in so many issues. It’s difficult to ignore….

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Michael Asks a Specific Question

Michael talks about education though incredibly he doesn’t talk about the teachers dispute but something much more important…..

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New study shows 6 million youth out of school and work as 49 states see INCREASE in families living in poverty

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