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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

Patrick Brown

Patrick Brown was a foreign correspondent for the CBC for more than 30 years, often in Asia, including Bangkok, Delhi and, most recently, Beijing. He now splits his time between Canada and China as an independent documentary film maker. Follow him on Twitter @truthfromfacts

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The Orient Express

Alexandre Trudeau’s whirlwind, and sometimes cliché-rich, tour of China. September 2016
The story begins as so many stories have begun since our ancestors first told them in the flickering firelight of caves: long before his quest unfolds, the young hero learns that he is the Chosen One. When he was very young, Alexandre Trudeau recalls, his father left on a long voyage to a strange and perilous land on the edge of the…