Tag Archives: The Democracy Institute
- How WTO, Antigua, Calvin Ayre Overcome US Hypocrisy: Watch the International Debate
September 27, 2017
Fourteen. Everyone has a story to tell about this number. It may be a date of their first pay check or your first promotion. Fourteen may also signify the number of failures and successes that a person may have encountered in his lifetime. Antigua-licensed online gambling operators hold on dearly...
- Democracy Institute to debate US hypocrisy in Antigua WTO war, prosecution of Calvin Ayre
September 14, 2017
Online gambling industry members and free trade advocates are urged not to miss a special Democracy Institute event in Geneva later this month. On September 27, Democracy Institute director Patrick Basham will lead an expert international panel in an interactive event to debate the Institute’s recent report, Do As I...
- The cost of America’s war on Antigua, Calvin Ayre and online gambling
September 5, 2017
A new report has exposed the legal, economic and political cost of America’s ill-advised online gambling trade dispute with Antigua and the prosecution of Bodog brand founder Calvin Ayre. The report, written by Dr. Patrick Basham, Founding Director of the Washington- and London-based Democracy Institute, is titled Do As I...
- POLL: CANADA’S LIBERALS, CONSERVATIVES IN VIRTUAL TIE
October 16, 2015
RACE TOO CLOSE TO CALL – LATE DECIDERS WILL CHOOSE WINNER; VOTERS SAY HARPER BEST ON GLOBAL STAGE – NARROWLY SUPPORT TPP Washington DC (16 Oct 2015) – Four days before Election Day in Canada, the Liberals and the Conservatives are virtually tied in voter support, according to a survey,...
- Dr. Patrick Basham: Tobacco’s Graphic Warning for the Gambling Industry
July 15, 2011
Dr. Patrick Basham is back with his second editorial for CalvinAyre.com. This time this good doctor is joined by his Gambling: A Healthy Bet co-author John Luik as they discuss the lessons the gambling industry should learn from other industries' experience with government-imposed health warnings. - Bill Beatty Tobacco’s...
- The new patron saint of gambling, drinking and carrying on: Dr. Patrick Basham
April 13, 2011
Dr. Patrick Basham is Director of libertarian thinktank The Democracy Institute. Together with the Institute’s senior fellow Dr. John Luik, Dr. Basham has written a book entitled Gambling: A Healthy Bet, which suggests the rather novel theory that gambling is beneficial to an individual’s development. Basham contrasts this view with...
The cost of America’s war on Antigua, Calvin Ayre and online gambling
September 5, 2017
Dr. Patrick Basham: Who are the next Antiguas?
October 11, 2017