Political attacks on oil producers put votes before security

Political attacks on oil producers put votes before securityThe rest of the world has adjusted to the new reality. Why can't Trudeau and Biden?  What is the long-term future of a society that attacks its economic foundation for political gain? North Americans must ask this question. By putting politics first, some politicians in both the U.S. and Canada undermine North America’s core strengths…

What Rishi Sunak’s rise says about skin colour: It’s irrelevant

What Rishi Sunak’s rise says about skin colour: It’s irrelevantClaims of widespread systemic racism in the Anglosphere are overblown As Rishi Sunak settles in as British prime minister, it’s time to revisit claims about racism in the Anglosphere, including the widespread assertions of systemic/institutional racism that now inform and, in many cases, guide public policy, corporate hiring and university staffing and admissions. That includes…

An update on political orthodoxies under attack in Europe

Progressive parties continue to lose ground

An update on political orthodoxies under attack in EuropeI did a column in September on the theme of European political orthodoxies being challenged. Sufficient stuff has happened since then that an update is in order. United Kingdom To quote from the column: “U.K. political governance has four great offices of state – prime minister, chancellor of the exchequer, foreign secretary and home secretary.…

The far left’s attacks on valuable works of art must stop

If we don’t nip it in the bud now, it will only get worse

The far left’s attacks on valuable works of art must stopVisiting museums and galleries is an enjoyable pastime in our society. Most people are respectful when walking through rooms and halls containing great works of art. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case – and it’s led to numerous episodes of vandalism against art exhibits. Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa (1503) has been attacked on several…