May 4, 2015

American lessons for bill C-51

The Bill C-51 anti-terror law debate has been contentious and wide-ranging, yet few commentators have drawn on experience or expert voices from elsewhere to understand its implications. Bruce Schneier’s...

May 4, 2015

Life and death after Carter

There has been considerable public debate about killing since the February 6, 2015, Supreme Court of Canada decision in Carter v. Canada (AG) on assisted death. Those who are...

May 4, 2015

Simple Minds

We are all vulnerable to what psychologist Ziva Kunda called “motivated reasoning.” We have views. Sometimes we are strongly committed to them. And it’s easier to make evidence conform...