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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?

Sylvia Bashevkin

Sylvia Bashevkin is principal of University College and a professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto.

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Canadian Political Science: Missing in Action?

A practitioner wonders why the progressive side of the discipline has gone mute. December 2010
Permit me to pose a provocative question, deliberately directed toward the progressive stream of Canadian political science: Is the discipline missing in action? Where are the centre-left voices? What about the other side of the spectrum? you might ask. Simply stated, there is no doubt conservative colleagues have wielded considerable influence through direct as well as indirect ties since January 2006 to the Prime Minister’s…