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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?

Ian D. Clark

Ian D. Clark is a professor in the School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Toronto. He is co-author of Academic Transformation: The Forces Reshaping Higher Education in Ontario (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2009) with Greg Moran, Michael Skolnik and David Trick. He is former president of the Council of Ontario Universities.

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Ian D. Clark

Different Pipers, Different Tunes

In tough financial times, how do we pay the bill for free inquiry? April 2010
Canadian scholars have written several thoughtful books in the last decade that deal with the tension between academic freedom and market forces. These include Michiel Horn’s Academic Freedom in Canada: A History, Paul Axelrod’s Values in Conflict: The University, the Marketplace and the Trials of Liberal Education, Thomas Pocklington and Allan Tupper’s No Place to Learn: Why Universities Aren’t Working and George Fallis’s