Our Times 3

Michael Stewart

  • Mistaken Identity

    Like many, I was perplexed to read Jonathan Kay’s lament for the Canadian left, which he argues has sacrificed “wide-angle” issues like trade deals and the sharing economy for “a narrow fixation on identity politics.” Perplexed because I feel like if I share one more article about Uber or the Trans-Pacific Partnership, my mom will unfriend me.

  • Charlie Hebdo murders show some speakers are freer than others

    The editorial staff of Charlie were not murdered because they were offensive, but their offensiveness was leveraged into a strategic move as part of a geopolitical narrative in which we all participate.

  • Vancouver Votes: Hope for COPE?

    For a city embraced by mountains on one side and ocean on the other, Vancouver can seem like an unhappy place. And with a civic election scheduled for November 15, smack in the middle of the rainy season, it will take some major mobilizing to improve the mood of left-wing residents.

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