Stop blaming the media and the voters!

Pretty much every day since the October election my Twitter feed has been full of 140 character rants about either or both of the "evil Canadian media" or the "stupid Canadian voters." Conservatives who hold either view or worse, both, are the real problem. The media, broadly, is not full of Liberal shills ... sure, … Continue reading Stop blaming the media and the voters!

The “old left” rises again

There is a very interesting article by Stephanie Mudge on the London School of Economics website suggesting that there is "a deepening rift in the economic prospects of older vs younger generations" in America and Britain (and Canada) which explains the sudden popularity of e.g. Jeremy Corbyn, Bernie Sanders and, I daresay, Justin Trudeau. Prof … Continue reading The “old left” rises again