Author Archives: John Robson

Madely in the morning, November 24

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Resistant to change? There’s an app for that

If you want to see what’s wrong with politics just look at Uber. OK, look just about anywhere. A newspaper, for instance. But the ruckus over Uber manages to distill the key elements.
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Where do we draw the line of consent?

What if it had been consensual?
The Jian Ghomeshi saga is now about sexual assault. He is of course entitled to the presumption of innocence especially given the seriousness of the allegations. But remember, he initially claimed the CBC fired him … Continue reading

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Madely in the morning, November 17

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Let’s take off those rose-coloured glasses

Well, isn’t this peachy? The Harper Tories’ fiscal update says they’ve solved all our budgetary problems, personal and national, surpluses are rolling in and free money is rolling out… just in time for the next election. Sadly, politicians do not … Continue reading

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