wRanter.com: Gaffes and ‘anti-Semitism’ on the campaign trail

In the Sept. 17 Globe and Mail leaders’ debate, Prime Minister Stephen Harper made reference to “old-stock Canadians” in defending his government’s policy on health care for refugees and immigrants, saying it had only denied care to bogus claimants. “We do not offer them a better health-care plan than the ordinary Canadian can receive,” Harper ...

Politics and its Discontents: What Do Politics And Education Have In Common?

With apologies for writing yet another post about education, I cannot escape the conviction that with the seamier side of education, with its sometimes immoral and concealed actions, its use of ‘spin’ and its willingness to overlook or minimize wrongdoing when it suits its purposes, there are many parallels with the kind of unethical, expedient ...