More on the Culture Wars, the Charter and Moral Leadership

A friend responded to my previous blog on the culture wars and the silence of centrist and centre-left politicians on moral issues.  His view has significant merit: he argues that many “social liberals”  believe that they effectively won the “culture war” when Canada patriated the Constitution with a new Charter of Rights and Freedoms.  This … Continue reading

The Canadian Culture Wars

Susan Riley adds a valuable perspective on the current war about who started the culture war in Canada.  A case can be made, I think, that we Canadians are massively ambivalent about how much moral content we want in our politics.   We have prided ourselves on the pragmatism of our politics.  Our politicians, especially when … Continue reading