Thursday, October 30, 2008

How about a little loyalty?

In politics, media and beyond, our society's new heroes are complicated people with glimmers of hope- a look at pop culture now. Read it here

Saturday, October 25, 2008

"In history, we'll all be dead"

Presidential legacies are curious creatures, established only once we have forgotten the presidency in question. Read it here.

Saturday, October 18, 2008

"We are a Metis civilization"

Every nation has a stereotype. But why are Canadians inevitably pigeonholed as 'nice' and 'agreeable'? According to John Ralston Saul, it's our aboriginal ancestry shining through. Read it here.

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Virtue or Vice

The luxury of Canadian elections is that they don't matter too much. We are embroiled in only one unpopular foreign war, our financial institutions are not yet shattering under the weight of mass greed, our health care system isn't on the brink of collapse, and none of our hockey moms will be given the launch codes for a nuclear armory. But the upcoming election, called for October 14th of this year, has put one of the boldest and most important policy initiatives in global politics on the table: the Liberal Party's "green shift." Read it here.