James Brooke-Smith is a literary critic and cultural historian at the University of Ottawa. His September 2019 piece for the magazine, “Meritocracy and Its Discontents,” was included in Best Canadian Essays 2020.
Articles by James Brooke-Smith
- Where’s Johnny? (May 2023)
On the lost art of public conversation
- Meritocracy and Its Discontents (September 2019)
The lessons of an unequal opportunity system