Politics and its Discontents: Following Politics Too Closely Takes Its Toll

I imagine that many people who follow politics closely do so in the belief that it is one of the few arenas that offers the possibility of change on a wide scale. Enlightened public policy, backed by the appropriate fiscal measures, can help bring about greater social and economic equity, thereby contributing to a more ...

Politics and its Discontents: Young Tim’s ‘Transparency’

In a political landscape littered at all levels with lies, deception and expedience, it is hardly surprising that young Tim Hudak, the beleaguered ‘leader’ of Ontario’s Progressive Conservative Party, has hung former Finance critic Peter Shurman out to dry. Those who follow Ontario politics will likely be aware that Shurman, who represents the riding of ...

Politics and its Discontents: An Apt Contrast

There is the Energizer rabbit, brought to you by Everready: Then there is the Never-ready rabbit, brought to you by Ontario’s Conservative Party: Recommend this Post