Government Impotence and the Age of Dysfunction

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I have been reading an increasing number of articles on how government is gridlocked, stuck, in the face of crises we seem unable to fix or even understand. I might add that one of my recent op-eds received some howling protests reiterating government’s incompetence, with examples ranging from individual breaches of ethics to political parties … Continue reading

Good Government, Bad Government

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Earlier this month President Obama gave an eloquent and important defense of government, something few politicians have done over the past few years, including here in Canada. Here he tells his audience of students that there are some important things that we can only do together and that’s what government is. “Government is us”, he … Continue reading

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