May 1, 2008

An image update for Alberta?

An iconic piece of Alberta’s history is about to change. Last year the provincial govern- ment finally decided that, after a quar- ter of a century, it was time...

May 1, 2008

Passing the torch…or not?

”œI am a member of no organized political party…I am a Democrat.” Will Rogers For forty years, American presidential politics has been in a comfortable rut. Beginning with the...

May 1, 2008

Yes they can…the Libs, that is

Despite the fact that most polls show the Liberals and Conservatives very close to each other in public support, the conventional wisdom in political and media circles is that...

May 1, 2008

Le fardeau d’un chef

Je pensais qu’il suffisait de faire à quelqu’un une proposition raisonnable, pour qu’il la considère tout aussi raisonnablement, sans passion, mais de toute évidence, ce n’est pas le cas....

May 1, 2008

Recentring the Liberal Party

It is said that our Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, is a brilliant political strategist. To be sure, he has proven adept at the science of segmentation, fastidiously identifying the...