Democracy is Chess, Not Checkers

"People shouldn't be afraid of their governments.  Governments should be afraid of their people" - Alan Moore, V for Vendetta I am blown away by the apparent pettiness of that sack of air the people of Ontario elected to guide their province.  I haven't lived in Toronto for over 40 years and at the time … Continue reading Democracy is Chess, Not Checkers

Are You a Consumer or a Voter?

With the Canadian Thanksgiving behind us and the new Throne Speech being put forward for the next sitting of Parliament what better time to do a little overview of the evolving Canadian democracy.  As a starting point I decided to review the definition of democracy.  The definition I am using reads "A form of government … Continue reading Are You a Consumer or a Voter?