Category Archives: History

Wynne an idealist without ideals

When exactly did vacuous ignorance become a boast in politics?
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This is the role of the Speaker

Who is the Speaker of the House of Commons anyway? Well duh. It’s Andrew Scheer. But what I mean is, what does the Speaker do?
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Ideas die of loneliness in modern politics

The Ontario Progressive Conservative party isn’t just running around like a chicken with no head. Its leadership candidates are promising when it gets a head it will be empty. It matters, even if you don’t live in Ontario, because this … Continue reading

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Tracing our freedom to ancient Greece

If you love your freedom, thank a Greek. Specifically Themistocles.
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An idea for statesmen — if Britain had any

Now that Scots have voted decisively not to leave the UK yet, a bit, British politicians need to discuss something important. If only they knew how.
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