Politics and its Discontents: Retribution

…when Exhibit A extends to Exhibits B-C-D, when the allegations start stacking up, then what you’ve got is a pattern and a pathology, not an anomaly. A career lies in tatters because a man who’s always been able to express himself well enough, extemporaneously, annexed the parlance and patter of others in published dispatches. Here’s ...

Politics and its Discontents: What Happens When The ‘Top’ Educator Plagiarizes?

Probably nothing, if your name is Chris Spence and you are the Director of the Education for the Toronto District School Board. A shocking story in this morning’s Star reveals that the highly-paid functionary plagiarized great gobs of an article he recently ‘wrote’ for the paper on the importance of extracurricular activities. The Star, which ...