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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?

Rinaldo Walcott

Rinaldo Walcott is a professor of black cultural studies at Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.

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Are Book Burners Always Villains?

The ethical quagmire of censoring “difficult” literature July–August 2013
I still vividly recall the CBC World at Six report on the 2011 event that was scheduled to occur in Oosterpark, Amsterdam. The report was on a planned burning of Lawrence Hill’s enormously popular The Book of Negroes, that is, its Dutch translation, by an activist named Roy Groenberg, leader of a group known as the Foundation Honor and Restore Victims of Slavery in…