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Inequality and Inter Generational Unfairness

May 16, 2015

There has been a great deal of recent media commentary on inter generational unfairness, much of which misleadingly argues that affluent older Canadians are benefiting from current economic and social arrangements at the expense of youth. Read more

Confessions of an idealist democrat

May 15, 2015

I taught Canadian government for 30 years and over that time the course content traced the growing shift of power from Parliament to the executive branch and increasingly to the position of Prime Minister. I recall that most of my students paid very little attention to politics and topical political... Read more