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Our Violent National Game

The great hockey debate continues

Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

Jonathan Kay

Jonathan Kay is a former editor of The Walrus.

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Outthinking Ourselves

Political progress requires restraining 200,000-year-old instincts May 2014
In early 2014, when Canada’s minister of state for democratic reform, Pierre Poilievre, began making the case for tightening the vote-eligibility provisions contained in the Elections Act, he cited the problem of voter fraud, as described in a special report prepared by independent elections expert Harry Neufeld. One problem, though: that report actually said the opposite of what Poilievre…

The Rich Are Bad for Your Health

Why income inequality is a serious problem for all of us. December 2010
Had The Trouble with Billionaires been published just a few years ago, authors Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks would have had a tough time getting readers to take their premise seriously. During the long boom that began in Bill Clinton’s first term and ended in George W. Bush’s second, billionaires did not give us any trouble at…