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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

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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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 …