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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 January 28
J. Baglow | The Harper government is introducing life without parole. New "anti-terrorism" legislation will follow. Inflicting punishment is an election ploy, appealing to base instincts -- pun intended.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg January 23
J. Baglow | King Abdullah of Saudi Arabi is dead. Unlike Western governments, I shall not mourn his passing.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg January 17
J. Baglow | The Supreme Court has upheld the right of RCMP officers to organize a union. Is this really a victory for working people?
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg January 13
J. Baglow | L'affaire Amanda Lang is just the latest outrage at the CBC. Time to bury the body.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg January 2
J. Baglow | An election year. The election year. So, will we have one? If we didn't, would anyone notice?
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg December 31
J. Baglow | The Liberal government of Ontario has refused an environmental assessment of logging in Grassy Narrows, opening the way for a second wave of crippling Minamata disease among First Nations there.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg December 22
J. Baglow | The recent murders of two New York police officers has been carelessly portrayed as anti-white. Just one problem with that.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg December 12
J. Baglow | Horrified by the revelations south of the border? Time for us to take a look in the mirror.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg December 5
J. Baglow | In which police impunity is taken to the next level.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg December 4
J. Baglow | We may be outraged by the latest racist outrage, this time in New York. But what do we do about it?
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg December 2
Image: Facebook
J. Baglow | The Harper government, deeply concerned about fellow-citizen Gill Rosenberg, has actively worked against brown, Muslim Canadians in trouble overseas..
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg November 25
John Baglow | What just went down in Ferguson is far worse in its way than Jim Crow. Back then, the lines were clearly drawn for all to see. Now everything is blurry.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg November 19
J. Baglow | Could the House of Commons learn from the unions, for once?
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg November 15
J. Baglow | Hassan Diab's legal guilt or innocence is beside the point.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg November 13
J. Baglow | A Canadian citizen will be extradited to France to stand trial for a synagogue bombing. And the fix is in.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg November 13
Image: Flickr/University of Saskatchewan
J. Baglow | Is casual misreading a conservative pathology?
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg November 11
J. Baglow | In which Ezra Levant helps me understand my yearly ennui.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg November 10
J. Baglow | Perhaps Jonathan Kay and Justin Ling have had better days.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg November 8
J. Baglow | Chris Alexander, a former career bureuacrat, joined Harper's team in 2011 and became Citizenship and Immigration Minister last year. He has quickly distinguished himself as a political thug.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg November 7
Image: Flickr/JustinTrudeau
J. Baglow | Justin Trudeau did the right thing by swiftly suspending two of his own MPs for improper behaviour towards two NDP MPs. The NDP's official response was opportunist and shameful.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg October 30
J. Baglow | Let's not force "culture" either way. A Halloween example of getting it wrong.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg October 24
J. Baglow | Some reflections on the Ottawa and Quebec shootings, and their political consequences.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg October 22
J. Baglow | Is it too much to expect that the corporate media will avoid Harper's misuse of the word "radical," lumping in jihadis and elderly birdwatchers? Seems so.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg October 12
J. Baglow | No, we aren't living under fascism. But are some of the early warning signs already present?
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg October 9
J. Baglow | Harper's new proposal to exempt political advertising from copyright laws is not just an intellectual property issue. It promises a further degeneration of Canadian political discourse.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg October 3
J. Baglow | In which I respond to a challenge by economist Stephen Gordon to defend a "no-tuition" policy
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg September 27
J. Baglow | My mom had it right.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg September 14
J. Baglow | A case for the Yes vote.
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg September 5
J. Baglow | So Harper's short-pants kids caught a couple of politicans saying what they thought. Why is this a bad thing?
Blog - Dr. Dawg's Blawg September 1
J. Baglow | A new document reveals that CRA auditors are testing progressive charities for political orthodoxy. By now, everybody expects the Spanish Inquisition.

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