Various thoughts not published elsewhere.
NEW — Wed Feb 6 On Venezuela, it’s Chrystia Freeland who’s out of step with allies – or in step with the wrong people
Sun Jan 19 PMO rewards McKenna’s mandate failure even as Wilson-Raybould demotion
Sat Jan 18 Finally unpinned from PMO byelection tactics, this may have been Singh’s rebound week
Mon Jan 14
1) Wilson-Raybould issues demotion letter, says she spoke truth to power, gives no thanks to Trudeay
2) Trudeau cabinet shuffle takes Ministers out of protect and court examination line of fire
Fri Jan 11
Is the Canadian left so weak it goes ga-ga when our PM says what should be expected?
Wed Jan 9
The byelection is on — and hopefully soon Trudeau will face the tough questions
Sun Jan 6
After months of messing with Singh, Trudeau adds to byelection delay — and inaction on the cost of everyday life
Thu Dec 21
Fake progressive, fake populists — can’t the elite just get along?
Mon Dec 15, 2018
Ford’s anti-worker legislation a reminder of Wynne’s political games at the expense of York students and workers
Wed Dec 6, 2018
Auditor-General’s report on Metrolinx a terrible reminder of Wynne’s political interference in transit planning
Sat Dec 1, 2018
If Liberal Whip Mark Holland was as sloppy on votes as resignations, long ago the government would have fallen
Tue Nov 27, 2018
For Di Iorio, Trudeau’s byelection games have a very convenient timeline
Mon Nov 26, 2018
Grewal’s “medical” resignation: we’ve seen this before, there’s more to the story
Sat Nov 24, 2018
The strange timeline of Raj Grewal, police investigation and the PMO
Wed Nov 21, 2018
Air comes out of lobby group attempt to justify lower wages after less than a day.
Tue Nov 20, 2018
Trudeau’s games of infinite delay don’t hurt him. They should.
Sun Nov 18, 2018
We’ve had bad and worse. How do we build something completely different?
Fri Sep 21, 2018
Another bad poll for Scheer. But what’s the matter with Singh’s NDP?
Mon Sep 17, 2018
Loss of Conservative seats could give Trudeau a free ride. Or open the door to a different challenge.
Thu Sep 13, 2018
Amid the giants, it’s time for a bigger media platform for independent voices
Mon Jul 30, 2018
What Toronto learned this week: John Tory’s white flag gave Doug Ford the green light.
Sun Jul 29, 2018
The whisperers are stealing your cookies
Tue Jul 25, 2018
Authoritarian populism is here. We need a plan.
Tue Jul 17, 2018
Toronto is growing but transit isn’t. Progressives need to fix it. No one else will.
Wed Jul 11, 2018
Tossed out of Queen’s Park, some Liberals plan to crush progressive hope at city hall
Mon Jul 9, 2018
Canadian media keeps pushing Trump’s wrong, anti-immigrant framing
Thu Jul 5, 2018
Ontario’s ugly, Ford-made fiscal crisis
Wed Jul 4, 2018
Government from the back rooms for unnamed special interests?