Mike Reid

Mike Reid is a publishing consultant at and the publications impresario at He also teaches anthropology at the University of Winnipeg. Mike lives in Manitoba with his wife and two children.

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Dumbing Down the World

More compulsory schooling can mean less education for children in developing nations
JANUARY 27, 2015

The United Nations wants to get the world's children into government-approved classrooms, apparently regardless of what happens there.


We Can't Bomb Our Way to Sanity

Canada’s recent terrorists were mentally ill
OCTOBER 28, 2014

Martin Couture-Rouleau and Michael Zehaf-Bibeau were not good Muslims on the accepted path of proper conduct in their faith communities. They were unstable men living with intense mental and emotional turmoil.


Culture in a Cage

MARCH 12, 2013

Cultures evolve in a process of entrepreneurial discovery. State interference often has tragic results.


Sustainability vs. Local Knowledge

DECEMBER 19, 2012

Before heading overseas to teach people in poor countries how to farm, rich-world people infatuated with sustainability should take a moment to consider who is more likely to know best how to provide for their own needs and wants.


A Natural Birth

DECEMBER 05, 2012

Eschewing some of the trappings of modern technology during childbirth is every woman's right, but it's by no means more "natural." Nothing, in fact, is more natural than human beings altering their world to make it easier--and more pleasant--to survive in.