Jun 21 2016
| The U.K.'s Brexit referendum has exploded with unexpected force onto the world stage. Despite dodgy leadership, Brexit voters are numerous, and the outcome of the referendum is in doubt.
Jun 17 2016
| One great thing about Muhammad Ali's funeral a week ago is that it responded to the hateful Trumpian garbage that got spewed after the Orlando slaughter and did so pre-emptively.
Jun 16 2016
| The largest massacre in Australia's post-colonial history so shocked the nation that within 12 days, comprehensive gun-control law was brought in. There has not been another mass shooting since.
Jun 15 2016
| Consumers are reaching peak subscription fatigue. We are much happier to give away money from an eyedropper than from a dripping tap we're afraid will never stop leaking.
Jun 14 2016
| The legislative stumbles over legalization of marijuana, democratic reform, and assisted dying have not affected the Liberals' popularity. But, there are some big decisions that still need to be made.
Jun 10 2016
| If Israel is to survive and flourish as the democratic nation it claims to be, the status quo cannot continue says Murray Dobbin.
Jun 9 2016
| Recent scandals with KPMG and the Panama Papers leaks reveal Canada Revenue's standard kid-glove treatment for the wealthy and powerful.
Jun 9 2016
| The two cases could not be more starkly different, nor could they, together, better illustrate the vast disparities across race and class lines in the American system of justice.
Jun 8 2016
| What if journalism is doing it wrong and reporting on the problems is creating a bigger problem? Can solutions-based journalism be the actual solution?
Jun 7 2016
| There is much to be learned about how to do democracy better in Canada. Let's hope the new special parliamentary committee can get it right.
Jun 6 2016
| Elementary logic suggests that deals (they're rarely called "free trade" deals any more) written in secret with only corporate figures present alongside governments will reflect -- guess who?
Jun 2 2016
| It was a bad week for dictators, and a good one for international justice. Two brutal, U.S.-backed dictators who ruled decades ago were convicted for crimes they committed while in power.
Jun 1 2016
| All eyes were on Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains as he weighed whether to give Bell an effective monopoly over fibre Internet services in Canada. It was a landmark decision with big implications.
Jun 1 2016
| We are reaching a crisis point in Canadian journalism. Newspapers today are a sorry shadow of what they once were and digital upstarts don't have the resources to fill the gaps.
May 31 2016
| According to some, austerity is supposed to promote growth, but the IMF team shows the inequality increases that result from austerity feed back into slower growth.