Category Archives: Columns

Seeking radicalism’s root causes

What causes radicalization? It’s clearly a question we can’t afford to ignore.
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Reach higher — or sink lower

Are you an animal? I don’t mean as opposed to vegetable or mineral. I mean are you a beast on two legs?
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Keep calm about Ebola and carry on, right?

Don’t worry about Ebola. Government is on the job. Oh, you don’t find that reassuring?
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Iraq debate dodged real questions for stale rhetoric

It is a credit to our system that Parliament debated our Iraq mission. Unfortunately they had a partisan squabble over whether Canada is doing too much when we needed a statesmanlike discussion of whether we are doing too little.
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Wynne an idealist without ideals

When exactly did vacuous ignorance become a boast in politics?
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