Eric Mang

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Apr 7, 2011

Welcome to Ford Inc.

Eric Mang
There's that old and obnoxious saw about running government like it's a business. Ford runs the government like it's his business.
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Mar 7, 2011

Rob Ford and his first 100 days as mayor

Eric Mang
On March 10, it'll be 100 days of pushing privatization, cutting revenues, not finding 'gravy' and hoping for a Ford-inspired Tea Party.
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Jan 24, 2011

The 10 per cent myth

Eric Mang
That you use only 10 per cent of your brain is a myth. Take comfort -- you use all of your brain.
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Jan 10, 2011

Raising TTC fares

Eric Mang
Mayor Ford, revealing the 2011 spending plan today, said TTC fares might go up. Don't bet on it.
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Nov 23, 2010

Will write for food

Eric Mang
Yarn-spinner, James Frey, has devised a sweatshop for writers with the hope of cashing in on the next Harry Potter.
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Oct 29, 2010

Rob Ford and the politics of anger

Eric Mang
The phrase most often used to describe the ascension of Ford is "voter anger." This rage against the machine may have blinded many Ford supporters as to the character and measure of this man.
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Sep 22, 2010

Remembering Sindi Hawkins

Eric Mang
Former B.C. Liberal Cabinet Minister, Sindi Hawkins, died yesterday after a fight with leukemia. Her former chief of staff comments.
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Sep 14, 2010

Getting out from under the Ford frame

Eric Mang
Rob Ford has framed the Toronto mayoral race. To knock him off his lead, it's time to quit buying into his politics of rage.
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Jul 9, 2010

More on online anonymity

Eric Mang
Eric Mang continues to ponder his position on online pseudonyms. A few weeks ago I posted a missive opposing anonymous comments on news websites...
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Jun 23, 2010

Evidence and CCTVs: A slight return

Eric Mang
More evidence on how CCTVs are merely symbolic and do very little other than chip away at privacy and civil liberties.
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Jun 23, 2010

CCTVs: The illusion of safety at G20

Eric Mang
There are now over 70 surveillance cameras around downtown Toronto. How CCTVs do little more than offer an illusion of safety.
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May 26, 2010

On anonymous posting

Eric Mang
As someone who attaches his name to his writing, I hold a certain amount of scorn for people who post under pseudonyms or anonymously to news sites.

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