Without the luxury of reverting to evidence, statistics, or reason, much of political debate reverts to questions who feels more virtuous. However in this review Angela Macleod-Irons discovers an author who has applied reason even to that ephemeral question. Jonathan Haidt’s Righteous Mind argues that the statists among us are not responsible for their views, they simply lack some intrinsic moral tools.
The world is supposed to need more Canada; peaceful, tolerant and inclusive. Digging through the murky networks of global terrorism, however, Rory Leishman argues that what Canada is offering the world is a soft touch for radicalisation that leads to further.
It has become an unquestionable article of faith that Residential Schools were a violence perpetrated upon First Nations. Paul Bunner argues that it is time for a Glasnost that puts this unchallenged narrative in its proper context without perverse incentives for anachronistic testimony.