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Issue 24 Editorials and Rejoinders

Elections took place in both Canada and the United States in the fall of 2008, and Inroads 24 takes a close look at both elections. The Canadian section focuses primarily on the issue that should have been, but never quite was, the centrepiece of the campaign: the carbon tax. John Richards makes the economic case for the tax, while Marvin Shaffer explains why he believes a cap-and-trade system is preferable. Looking at the United States, Garth Stevenson, a longtime Canadian observer of things American, reflects affectionately but not uncritically on “the folks next door,” while Bob Chodos and Gregory Baum focus on the role of religion in the campaign.

 

  

 

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Ask a silly question,
 get a silly answer

Reg Whitaker takes a look at the elections that took place this fall in Canada and our neighbours to the south in the U.S.A. [From Inroads 24, 2009]
by Reg Whitaker
 

 
 
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A new green China?

An introduction by Henry Milner on Issue 24's section on China [From Inroads 24, 2009]
by Henry Milner
 

 

 
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A missed opportunity?

Henry Milner writes about Ideas and the U.S. presidential election of 2008 as an introduction to the U.S. Election section of Issue 24 [From Inroads 24, 2009]
by Henry Milner
 

 
 
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Canada’s inconclusive – but significant – election

An introduction by Bob Chodos on the Canadian Election section of Issue 24 - Winter / Spring 2009 [From Inroads 24, 2009]
by Bob Chodos
 

 

 
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Monitoring the campaigns

The Inroads listserv, Issue 24 - Winter / Spring 2009 selected and edited by Bob Chodos [From Inroads 24, 2009]
by Bob Chodos
 

 
 
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Artists of the world, unite!

The Conservatives war against the arts shifted a potential majority for Harper. [From Inroads 24, 2009]
by Arthur Milner