He’s no chicken: Michael McCain bets some $700M on his company’s future, but he’s one of few

He’s no chicken: Michael McCain bets some $700M on his company’s future, but he’s one of few

The Canadian business establishment doesn’t part with its cash easily. Ask Mark Carney, the former Bank of Canada governor, who chided executives in 2012 for guarding a hoard of “dead money,” a barb that became shorthand for the post-crisis disconnect between surging corporate profits and sluggish business investment. The issue remains; Statistics Canada reported Nov.…

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Robert Mueller digs into the president’s Russia affairs

Robert Mueller digs into the president’s Russia affairs

SEVERAL POSSIBLE explanations have been offered for President Donald Trump’s strange affection for Russia. He is said to approve of Vladimir Putin’s authoritarian tendencies; to be compromised by embarrassing material in the hands of Russian authorities; to have business interests in Russia. These theories are not mutually exclusive. Yet on November 29th evidence for the…

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A very short history of sexuality

A very short history of sexuality

All You Need to Know: Sexuality. By Charlie McCann. Connell Publishing; 121 pages; $14.99 and £9.99 SOME ASPECTS of the natural world, such as the speed of light, do not change, while others, such as our bodies, are in flux. Still others remain constant but are perceived in ways that keep changing. Sex falls into…

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