Tag Archives: democracy

The Edge of the Wedge

A wedge issue is a political or social issue, often of a controversial or divisive nature, which splits apart a demographic or population group We seem to have been thrust into what has become quite a controversial election season.  British Columbia held a province wide vote Saturday (October 20) to renew every municipal government in […]
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Redefining Social Justice – Part 2, Knowing Your Place is Not Knowing your Role

“Never fry bacon wearing a tank top on while sitting in a wheelchair” – Ancient Chinese Proverb I have always considered myself a political “centrist”.  There isn’t a political party that hasn’t presented a few platform I agree with and others I don’t.  But that is alright, that is what makes me a centrist and […]
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Who Is Responsible…We Are

“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter” – Winston Churchill I have been watching some of the online news coverage of the March Across America movement and one of the words that is providing a common thread is “hope”.  I find a certain sadness in that.  These kids should […]
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Now You Tell Me…

“There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception” – Aldous Huxley There are times you can only scratch your head and wonder if this is really life or am I just having a bad dream.  Reality and perception are like that.  The past three days have […]
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Dismantling Democracy

I wrote an introduction yesterday defining the difference, from my perspective, between politics and democracy.  Considering the current federal court case involving robo-calls and potential electoral fraud I would like to put more detail into democracy.  I find it difficult to understand how a governing party in a democracy like Canada can fight so hard […]
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