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Paper Rout

Postmedia in the gutter

Past Trauma

Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

Family Pride

Profiles in gay life

Donald J. Johnston

Donald J. Johnston is a founding partner and counsel to Heenan Blaikie LLP, a former secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and former Cabinet minister.

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Donald J. Johnston

Return of the Robber Barons

Can we tell “makers” from “takers” among the new super-rich? March 2013
Thomas Jefferson took pride in the egalitarianism of the fledgling American Republic he helped create, as opposed to the class stratification of English society. “The great mass of our population is of laborers; our rich, who can live without labor, either manual or professional, being few, and of moderate wealth … Can any condition of society be more desirable than this?” By the end of the 19th …