Tag: politics

Consensus politics in Canada: Reading Justin Trudeau

We’re now well into October, 2017, and Jagmeet Singh has been elected as leader of the New Democratic Party. He is the first person of a visible minority…

“No religion”

According to the most recent census information, released this past week, nearly 30% of Australians have “no religion.” Understandably, that statistic was front and centre in much of…

“A whip out of chords”

So he made a whip out of cords, and drove all from the temple courts, both sheep and cattle; he scattered the coins of the money changers and…

“Commit sociology!” (or, ignore Stephen Harper)

During his tenure in office as the Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper repeatedly suggested that sociology does not explain violence or crime. When an alleged plot against…

Diary: May, 2017

WEEK 8 – May 1, 2017. You’re supposed to see the main attractions. That’s what you do when you travel to a new city. In the past two…