Parchment in the Fire: Republicanism and wage-labour

In a previous post, I presented a criticism of republicanism’s inability to adequately address the problems of power exerted in the modern capitalist economy. This should come as no surprise really, given that the republican notion of liberty as ‘non-domination’ was articulated within the context of pre-capitalist economies characterized by the employment of dependent forms ...

CalgaryLiberal: Cooperation, Strategic Voting, and Wishy-Washy Politics

I am a Liberal for a reason. I am a small business person (running a real-estate company worth some $2.1 million and a liquor store, in addition to other stuff I do on the side). This is coupled with a fundamental belief of mine, that I wrote on almost two years ago, about the amazing ...