August 28, 2014

Why Rob Ford Will Win Again in Toronto

Dan Rath, Toronto Star

The Associated Press

I would dearly love to be wrong. But when I share my disturbing outlook with friends and colleagues, most of them ardent social progressives and realistic fiscal conservatives, they think it through, hang their heads and mutter through clenched teeth that I’m probably right.

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August 25, 2014
Why Canadian Voters Like Justin Trudeau
Heather Mallick, Toronto Star
Seeing Justin Trudeau’s marvellous family and his ease with fellow humans brings back a world of plausibility, sanity, arts and science, and good cheer. more ››
August 27, 2014
Behind Stephen Harper's Beef with Sociology
Jakeet Singh, Toronto Star
Harper’s seemingly bizarre beef with sociology is actually an ideological attempt to prevent us from being able to identify, and tackle, our structural injustices. more ››
August 28, 2014
Why Canada Cares Much More About the War of 1812
Ishaan Tharoor, WaPo
The war played out in fits and starts along the shores of the Great Lakes, with soldiers succumbing to disease, hunger and the bitter cold almost as much as the bullets and bayonets of the enemy. Battles and skirmishes were... more ››
August 25, 2014
Quebeckers Have No Interest in Absolutists
K. Yakabuski, Globe & Mail
It is ironic that the only politicians Quebeckers might have ever trusted to lead the province to independence were the ones most ambivalent about it. Neither René Lévesque nor Lucien Bouchard was an absolutist and both... more ››
August 22, 2014
Bloc Quebecois: The Party's Over
Globe and Mail
The party was founded on impossible contradictions, which are finally tearing it apart. The BQ claimed it could best represent Quebeckers in Ottawa – but it was obvious that voting BQ could never be anything other than a... more ››