Marni Soupcoff

Marni Soupcoff: Wow, looks like government intervention can backfire! Who knew?

Marni Soupcoff: Wow, looks like government intervention can backfire! Who knew?

4 days ago   |   National Post

Could the city of Toronto really have overestimated its revenue from its land transfer tax by almost $100 million? It has been a common government refrain for years now - and...
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Marni Soupcoff: The time when Bush's caution may have hindered, not helped

Marni Soupcoff: The time when Bush's caution may have hindered, not helped

11 days ago   |   National Post   |   5 articles

U.S. president George H.W. Bush was remembered Wednesday at a funeral in Washington, D.C. Since his death last weekend, he has also been praised in many op-eds, obituaries and...
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Marni Soupcoff: Don't blame technology for how people - and governments - use it

Marni Soupcoff: Don't blame technology for how people - and governments - use it

18 days ago   |   National Post

Not unusually, there have been several news stories this week involving people fretting over technology; we tend to forget that tech itself is neutral, the reflection and not...
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Marni Soupcoff: If only Ontario had kept its free-speech directive simple

Marni Soupcoff: If only Ontario had kept its free-speech directive simple

24 days ago   |   National Post

There's been a concern in Ontario that the Ford government's new campus free-speech directive could lead to students feeling unsafe or hated. This worry may be grounded in...
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Marni Soupcoff: Long-term solitary is never going to be rational

Marni Soupcoff: Long-term solitary is never going to be rational

1 month ago   |   National Post

The federal government is in court this week, arguing that indefinite solitary confinement is constitutional; they say that a B.C. trial judge's January decision to the...
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Marni Soupcoff: Law society's ‘feel-good' ads just making lawyers more unaffordable

Marni Soupcoff: Law society's ‘feel-good' ads just making lawyers more unaffordable

1 month ago   |   National Post

Despite the existence of legal aid (which is only available to people with the very lowest incomes and even then, only for certain legal matters), it may be fair to say that...
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Nico Muhly scores with second commission from Met

1 month ago   |   National Post

NEW YORK - Ten years ago at age 27, Nico Muhly became the youngest composer ever to have a piece commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera. “It was completely terrifying,” Muhly...
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Marni Soupcoff: After Pittsburgh, we need free speech more than ever

Marni Soupcoff: After Pittsburgh, we need free speech more than ever

1 month ago   |   National Post

There was something backward about Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto's remarks at a vigil to honour the victims of the synagogue shooting in his city. “We will drive anti-Semitism...
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Meghan Markle's father says he's been 'shunned and ghosted' by her

Meghan Markle's father says he's been 'shunned and ghosted' by her

"There has to be a place for me. I'm her father." Read more ...

Google is planning a huge $1 billion campus in New York

Google is planning a huge $1 billion campus in New York

Google announced on Monday that it will spend $1 billion in a major New York City expansion. It's locked down three properties near the Hudson River on New York's west... Read more ...

A new report found that Russia's disinformation operation in the US picked...

A new report found that Russia's disinformation operation in the US picked up speed even after it was caught by Mueller

A pair of new reports released by the Senate Intelligence Committee on Monday revealed new details about Russia's ongoing and pervasive influence operations across social-media... Read more ...

Jeff Bridges to be honored with Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes

Jeff Bridges to be honored with Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes

The ceremony, which will be hosted by Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg, will air live on NBC at 5 p.m. PT on Jan. 6, 2019. Read more ...

Pacers make Kelly Krauskopf first female assistant GM in NBA history

Pacers make Kelly Krauskopf first female assistant GM in NBA history

Krauskopf has been the president and CEO of the WNBA's Indiana Fever since their inception in 2000. Read more ...

Bombshell ObamaCare Ruling Hinges on a Key Principle

Bombshell ObamaCare Ruling Hinges on a Key Principle

A Texas judge delivered a bombshell ruling on ObamaCare Friday night, declaring that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. US District Court Judge Reed O'Connor ruled... Read more ...

James Dolan won't rule out selling the Knicks after receiving $5 billion...

James Dolan won't rule out selling the Knicks after receiving $5 billion 'feelers' and now the stock is soaring

The New York Knicks owner James Dolan confirmed he received feelers from people to sell the Knicks for $5 billion. Dolan said he doesn't plan to sell the team, but he keeps an... Read more ...

Michael Flynn's Business Partner Indicted Ahead of Trump Aide's Sentencing

Michael Flynn's Business Partner Indicted Ahead of Trump Aide's Sentencing

Bijan Kian was indicted on charges of acting as an agent of Turkey, which wanted to extradite a cleric living in the U.S. Read more ...

Saudi Arabia says U.S. resolution denouncing Khashoggi murder is...

Saudi Arabia says U.S. resolution denouncing Khashoggi murder is ‘disrespect' to crown prince

Saudi Arabia on Monday rejected a resolution passed by the U.S. Senate last week that condemned Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for his alleged role in the murder of... Read more ...

Man pronounced dead after fiery toll plaza crash

Man pronounced dead after fiery toll plaza crash

A man was pronounced dead at the hospital after crashing into a concrete barrier in Dover early Monday morning, state police said. Read more ...