Politics and its Discontents: The Canadian Wealth Gap – Far Worse Than Most Think

We hear a great deal about the giants who walk among us – the Canadian masters and mistresses of the universe, all those ‘self-made’ men and women who accomplished their feats thanks to daring, sheer hard work, and exclusive reliance on their own resources. They didn’t ask for any ‘handouts.’ You know who they are, ...

Politics and its Discontents: A Faint Ray Of Hope?

Those of us who write blogs on a regular basis, I suspect, have a high tolerance for the uglier aspects of humanity that we regularly confront in our exploration of the political arena. Greed, deception, avarice and rampant egoism seem pervasive, concern for the collective good little more than a platitude. Yet we continue on, ...

Politics and its Discontents: Oh, Oh, More Inconvenient Truths

A few things the extreme right-wing does not want you to think about: H/t Sol Chrom You might also be interesting in reading this article dealing with the issue of growing income inequality. Recommend this Post