Podcast
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Victoria Fenner | A new book explores the track records, and the rise and the fall of 10 women premiers in Canada, asking the question, "did they approach politics differently than men?"
Columnists
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Rick Salutin | One key indicator of elitism is the notion that worthiness is related to education. I'm all for good public schools but an education makes you educated, not smart. That comes from somewhere else.
Columnists
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Rick Salutin | Smartness has subtly insinuated itself everywhere -- except, apparently, among voters. Smart won't ever replace fair; that's just stupid.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | Why does everyone have such a strong reaction to Hillary Clinton? Rick Salutin opines on this week's pervasive puzzler, raised here and elsewhere.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | It may be that the quality of leadership has been so formularized and commodified that people now yearn for someone who reeks to boredom of being without it.
Blog
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Stephen Kimber | Andrew Younger's only chance to salvage his once-promising political career is to stifle his need to set the record straight, and focus on being the best constituency politician he can be.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | What's the real problem with being yourself or "human" as a public figure? Nothing fails like trying to look human or show your human side: it's inhuman to attempt to prove you're human.
Columnists
Rick Salutin | There's much to learn from Justin Trudeau's brief moment of obscenity at a charity boxing gala last weekend about politics and the skills that make for an effective politician.
Podcast
Meagan Perry | Ariel Sharon died on Saturday. When Sharon fell into a coma in 2006, Ali Abunimah, cofounder of electronicintifada.net spoke with the Redeye podcast.
Blog
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Seth Klein, Shannon Daub | Here's the big dilemma: Whatever reforms are made to Parliamentary practice and conduct, the simple truth is that, for now, citizens have lost faith in politicians.
News
Ed Broadbent | The virtue of a system like ours is that it can combine political conviction with civility. But to really make that work, and to enhance the relevance of Parliament, requires overdue electoral reform.