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May 01, 2014

Blocking economic development: The tyranny of ‘social licence’

According to the proponents of ‘social licence,’ some abstract entity called ‘society’ must be satisfied or else it is illegitimate to build the mine or the pipeline or the plant. Relying on opponents’ permission can never be the basis on which civilized societies make such decisions http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/rob-commentary/rob-insight/blocking-economic-development-the-tyranny-of-social-licence/article18372044/

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