Category Archives: democracy

Truckers, Nazis and the battle for the Conservative Party’s soul

The past weekend’s FluTruxKlan gathering in my hometown of Ottawa had the feeling of a breaking point for the country. To read and see pictures and videos of Nazi flags paraded openly, of Canadian flags desecrated by swastikas, of soup … Continue reading

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Torture, US democracy and the rule of law

I’m trying to think through the obscenity of the US torture program, and my fears about what the Obama Administration’s non-response tells us about the health of the US democracy. After all the terrible things I read yesterday, I was … Continue reading

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