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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?

Michael Booth

Michael Booth served as a policy advisor in the administration of Toronto mayor David Miller and is currently director of special projects for the LRC and production director for the LRC-affiliated Spur Festival.

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Michael Booth


Placing the Ford mayoralty in long-term perspective. March 2016
It is one of the mixed blessings of our political culture that our memories tend to be rather short. Accomplishments and failures of previous administrations are often forgotten or misappropriated as the next lot takes over. This seems particularly true of municipal politics. Although every city council has long-serving members, mayors tend to attract attention only when in…