Taking Back Our Democracy: Welcome to Leadnow.ca

This post has been published in The Mark News as “The Democracy We Deserve” As we watch events unfold in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya, as the media chronicle acts of extraordinary courage in the face of grotesque brutality, I expect many of us —  inspired, hopeful, uncertain — are led to reflect on things here at home.  … Continue reading

Double Movement: the resurgence of neoliberalism and inequality

This is the month for taking stock of the year that passed and imagining what the year before us may hold.  For me, two broad and contradictory trends have emerged which just might shape politics and policy in 2011: the extraordinary resilience of neoliberal ideology and the reemergence of inequality as a defining public issue. Recall … Continue reading