Category Archives: Politics and Policy

Musings provoked by political and election posturing, and thoughts on public policy debates.

What the PM Meant to Say

How we talk matters. Continue reading

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The Week That Was #2

I can’t help it: They keep saying stuff. Continue reading

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Lobsters Are Not Eels and Other Truths

Another analytical piece from Andrew Roman, this time on the Nova Scotia Fishery Continue reading

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Choose & Perish?

“I didn’t choose! Did you choose?” Continue reading

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The Week that Was; The Awards that Are (& Will Be?)

The latest awards show. Light on the show. Continue reading

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Ready or Not

Time to take our hands off our eyes and look around. Continue reading

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Imagine

It’s not easy but we can try. Continue reading

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A Doom Loop?

“Simultaneously, the swings in power have imparted the lesson that when you’re down, the best thing to do is demonize the other side, refuse to compromise, wait for public opinion to tack against the party in power and ride the pendulum back to a majority.” Continue reading

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UNDRIP

A calm exposition of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Continue reading

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