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In equal balance justly weighed

Slouching toward Democracy

Where have all the wise men gone?

By Populist Demand

When urban and rural voters went separate ways

Myra J. Hird

Myra J. Hird is a professor in the School of Environmental Studies, at Queen’s University.

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Myra J. Hird

Trash Talk

A time to band together March 2021
When I was young and still living at home, I would sometimes walk with my mother around our suburban neighbourhood near Ottawa. During the week, she timed her walks to start after the letter carrier had already made his rounds. As she went, my mother would pick up the dozens of elastic bands that he often casually discarded on the…