Politics and its Discontents: On Harper’s Fiscal Ineptitude

Since the story has been covered in the mainstream press, and The Sixth Estate has done his usual fine and thorough job of analyzing its implications, I have nothing to add to the tale of the missing $3 billion from the Public Security and Anti-Terrorism (PSAT) Initiative. Not only does the story further erode the ...

Politics and its Discontents: Patterns

Something that occurs just once is mere happenstance; twice is a coincidence, and three or more times is part of a pattern. – Anonymous Being able to detect patterns, whether in the lab or in the crucible of political behaviour, requires time, intelligence, and access to extensive sources of information. Few of us possess sufficient ...