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Political chill and artistic courage

This government has created a chill, and, I would suggest, has done so intentionally. It calls opposition un-Canadian, extremist or sympathetic to child molesters. [From Inroads 31, 2012]
by Arthur Milner
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To merge or not to merge

Under a Liberal-NDP temporary strategic coalition the parties would agree not to run candidates in constituencies in which the other party is incumbent and, should the parties form a government, they would implement PR. [From I...
by Arthur Milner
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The Jacobson question

It’s all dark fun, but unvarnished darkness is falling fast. Unrelenting reports of vandalism ("swastikas painted on stars of David; an Orthodox man in his sixties beaten up at a bus stop”). This seems extraordinary. [From...
by Arthur Milner
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Death and no taxes

The right-wing revolution that began with Margaret Thatcher has left Canada with two legacies. The first change was to the sissy notion that war is bad. The second legacy is the widespread hatred of taxes. [From Inroads 28, 2011]
by Arthur Milner
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The Christian right, Israel and Stephen Harper

After winning the leadership Harper wanted the Christian Right's money, organization and electoral support. But he knew that a too-vocal Christian right would cost him among moderate Conservatives. [From Inroads 29, 2011]
by Arthur Milner
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The offence of atheism

The question of God, atheism, fundamentalism, faith and religion is tackled by Arthur Milner in his column. [From Inroads 26, 2010]
by Arthur Milner
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