"But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown."
December 14, 2018Yellow Vests Canada lacks left-wing populism of gilets jaunes in FranceThe Canadian Yellow Vest movement targets the carbon tax and "illegal" immigration, rather than reflecting the anti-austerity demands resonating in France.
December 13, 2018Trudeau wins praise for rolling back Harper-era attacks on right to voteAs Bill C-76 was given Senate approval, progressive groups applauded. The law rolls back the most odious provisions of the Harper government’s Fair Elections Act that encouraged voter suppression.
Karl NerenbergIt is not often that groups like the Council of Canadians and the Canadian Federation of Students have cause to give enthusiastic and unqualified praise to the Trudeau government. But they did so this week, when Bill C-76, the Liberals’ Elections Modernization Act, passed in the Senate. Young Canadians and progressive groups like the Council of […]
December 12, 2018Opioid crisis: NDP offers suggestions -- decriminalize addiction, sue drug manufacturersThis week, federal political parties debated how to deal with the growing crisis that claims the lives of 8-to-9 people a day in Canada.CA