Local Investment, Local Knowledge, and the Way Ideas are Imagined

June 3, 2015 by  
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Brian Fawcett goes home to Prince George to award the “John Harris Prize,” and makes a speech about what happened to the profits and prophets of the region.

Letter from Berlin: Syriza and the Minotaur

March 21, 2015 by  
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Of fiscal gods and monster debts: the Greek crisis.

Two Principles of Free Speech

March 20, 2015 by  
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John Dixon on free speech.

Letter from Berlin: History, Cont’d.

January 17, 2015 by  
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Reflections on the shootings in Paris, and the Continuation, not the End, of History.

Is the Far-Right Right?

January 16, 2015 by  
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We know David Solway is right wing. But is he actually right about any of it? Brian Fawcett investigates….

Some Moral Hysteria

January 16, 2015 by  
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Brian Fawcett on the media stampede surrounding Jian Gomeshi and Bill Cosby.

Cabinet of Curiosities

July 10, 2014 by  
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Norbert Ruebsaat stops in London to make sure he’s got the right Rosetta Stone in sight.

An Independent Newsroom Where Self-Censorship Rules

June 1, 2014 by  
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Dan Gawthrop reports from Burma. The post-dictatorship press looks “independent,” but what about the big story on which it is tip-toeing the government line?

Ukraine: Here’s Facebooking at You, Kid

May 20, 2014 by  
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A little Facebook music please: transcript of a social media conversation about current events.

Jim Flaherty’s State Funeral

April 26, 2014 by  
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Brian Fawcett isn’t convinced there should have been a State Funeral for former Harper Government Finance Minister Jim Flaherty

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