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Politics and its Discontents: ZZZZZZZZZZZ…. While You Were Sleeping

I trust this needs no explanation.

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Politics and its Discontents: A Lesson From Egypt

The other day I wrote a post contrasting the fervent engagement of the Egyptian people as they pursue their demands for a representative democracy, contrasting that passion with our own seeming indifference to the deficits we face here at home.

This morning’s Star has published a letter from James Quinn, a Hamilton area activist . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: A Lesson From Egypt

Politics and its Discontents: Canada and Egypt: A Study in Contrasts

My wife, well aware of my anguish over the disengagement with democracy of so many Canadians, made a comment this morning that has inspired this post. She observed the sharp contrast that exists with Egypt, where the notion of democracy is still more a dream than a reality, a dream the people feel is . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Canada and Egypt: A Study in Contrasts