Politics and its Discontents: Contempt For Law Invites Contempt Of Harper Government

Despite its well-oiled propaganda machine spewing out rhetoric defending its ‘law-and-order-agenda’, the Harper regime is so awash in its contempt for the actual rule of law and its moral underpinnings as to fill any right-thinking person with nausea. While countless instances of this contempt abound, probably one of the most egregious is its refusal to ...

Politics and its Discontents: The Realities Of The Child Soldier

I suppose I might feel differently about Omar Khadr if I hadn’t read a particular book, A Long Way Gone, by Ishmael Beah. It provided indelible insights into both the realities of the child soldier’s world and the possibilities of redemption and rehabilitation. It should be read by everyone who is quick to judge and ...