Stephen Harper

Harper’s war on news media

Canada’s 42nd general election campaign is now well under way and the media is in full campaign coverage mode, although for one party that might not mean much.



Parsing the Canadian history wars

Among the list of grievances critics of Prime Minister Stephen Harper inevitably trot out as further evidence of his profound, Machiavellian evil is the way…



U of W hosts freedom of speech panel

On March 18 the University of Winnipeg hosted a panel discussion titled “Professors and Politics: Freedom of Speech Inside and Outside the Academy” at Richardson…



Myths about Mandela

Brian Latour With the death of Nelson Mandela on Dec. 5, the world lost an interesting political figure and a powerful leader in the struggle…


Hunger strike proves effective

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s office released a statement on Friday, Jan. 4, declaring that he would attend a meeting with Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence as…


Too loud to ignore

Idle No More, a grassroots movement that demands respect for First Nations rights and adherence to treaties, has dominated national headlines for a month. Originating…