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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

Jonathan Malloy

Jonathan Malloy is chair of the Department of Political Science at Carleton University and writes on religion and politics.

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Jonathan Malloy

Faith Across Border

Just a hundred kilometres apart, Buffalo and Hamilton evangelicals show intriguing political differences March 2015
Last June, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau announced that all Liberal candidates in the next federal election were required to take a pro-choice stance on abortion rights. Trudeau originally fudged on whether sitting pro-life members of Parliament would be exempt, suggesting the policy was not completely thought out. That confusion in turn raises questions about his underlying…

Churches and States

The paradoxical alliance between libertarian activists and Christian charities October 2012
In the final days of the Republican presidential primary earlier this year, Mitt Romney found himself battling against two very different opponents representing opposite ends of the Republican spectrum: Ron Paul and Rick Santorum. Paul is a libertarian who calls for a minimal state at every turn, opposing everything from drug laws to the invasion of…

The Fighting Faithful

Is there still a place for religion in a secular, modern military? November 2011
The Reverend John Foote is one of the most inspiring figures in Canadian military history. A chaplain with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry, Foote was part of the disastrous 1942 Dieppe raid and spent that terrible day carrying the wounded back under fire and ministering to the dead and dying. Several times Foote refused evacuation back to the safety of the…

Playing to His Base

Two books track the rise of Christian and social conservatism in Harper’s Ottawa. July–August 2010