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Dr. Dawg's Blawg

John Baglow is a former VP of PSAC, currently a writer and researcher, public policy consultant, occasional academic and poet. He blogs at [url=http://drdawgsblawg.ca/]drdawgsblawg.ca[/url] and no longer tweets.

Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg August 15
J. Baglow | Another wave of moral panic threatens the academy. Time to pile up the sandbags.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg August 12
J. Baglow | Candidates critical of Israel are being dumped by Mulcair. Should we just go ahead and vote NDP anyway? You tell me.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg August 9
J. Baglow | Liberals once cried aloud for the supremacy of evidence over ideology. But over crass political opportunism? Not so much.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg July 24
J. Baglow | That was the week that was. Who said politics is boring? (deep sigh)
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg July 8
J. Baglow | The unelected Senate deliberately allowed a transgender rights bill to die on the order paper. A momentary triumph of bigotry over human decency.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg July 6
J. Baglow | Greece has chosen the wiser of two options: Hope versus generations of debt servitude. Could this herald the death of the Euro? One can dream.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg July 2
J. Baglow | The increasingly self-destructive actions of the Conservatives signify only one thing: the beast is slowly dying. It needs to be put out of its misery.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg June 25
J. Baglow | Aaron Driver has never been charged with a crime. But his liberties have been severely limited by a judge, who made "religious counselling" a condition of release. Expect more of this under C-51.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg June 19
Image: Flickr/Mohammed Jangda
J. Baglow | The Dauphin is already fading into well-deserved obscurity. Couldn't happen soon enough.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg June 17
J. Baglow | The embattled former NAACP spokesperson has undermined her work by pretending that racial identity is a matter of choice, a claim that most if not all racialized people would reject out of hand.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg June 10
J. Baglow | The malfeasance of Evan Solomon and the passage of Bill C-51 are the products of the same political values.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg May 11
J. Baglow | Harper's next move to muzzle dissent.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg May 8
J. Baglow | Why did it take so damned long?
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg May 4
J. Baglow | Are citizens turning the tables on police impunity?
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg April 22
J. Baglow | On vocabulary, social taboos, and why Twitter is a lousy place for a discussion.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg April 14
J. Baglow | With Eduardo Galeano's passing, a giant of world literature has left us.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg April 11
J. Baglow | The truth about C-51? Ask the last Inspector General for CSIS, whose work was so good that Harper abolished her office.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg April 8
J. Baglow | So where are all we progressives headed? You tell me.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg April 6
J. Baglow | The Left. In crisis. Again.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg April 4
J. Baglow | Some personal reflections on activism and the "call-out politics" of exclusion.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg March 24
J. Baglow | A well-worn strategy is being employed by Stephen Harper in 2015. How do we counter the politics of fear? (Spoiler: I don't know.)
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg March 20
J. Baglow | Martese Johnson is an Honor student at the University of Virginia, a community leader and a respected peer. But he was still beaten bloody by local law enforcement.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg March 17
J. Baglow | Why are we being told not to talk about the causes of this crime against humanity?
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg March 15
J. Baglow | Canada is facing a democratic crisis. Where is everybody?
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg March 12
J. Baglow | My response to Emmett Macfarlane's dismissal of TA unions.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg March 9
Image: Wikimedia Commons
J. Baglow | Harper's former Director of Communications is worried about an influx of "brown people." What does that tell us about him, his audience, and our society as a whole?
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg March 7
J. Baglow | Is Stephen Harper enabling COINTELPRO North?
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg February 14
J. Baglow | They were planning an attack on the public -- a mass murder. But one mustn't call it terrorism.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg February 12
J. Baglow | Some comments on cyber-rejection.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg February 10
J. Baglow | The only people being terrorized are Canadians by the Harper government.

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