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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Ethan Lou

Ethan Lou just published Field Notes from a Pandemic: A Journey through a World Suspended.

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Twists of Fate

How the pandemic ruined happenstance November 2020
In the television series The Newsroom, the young producer Maggie Jordan lands her biggest scoop when she overhears a bureaucrat on a train. It’s not really that far-fetched: I once sat beside a Liberal operative on a flight to Vancouver, and our conversation became the basis of an article I published in the Independent

A Gutsy Gambit

Millennials and their checkered reality December 2019
I became preoccupied with something after running away to somewhere — setting out on a sort of fantasy quest common to my generation. I became obsessed with bitcoin after I headed to eastern Canada to write for a little newspaper by the sea. Years later, I left a relatively prestigious job to build a blockchain start-up, dropping everything to try to grow…