The modern quest for equality sacrifices freedom

In societies where economic equality exists, individual liberty is highly restricted. Communism is the perfect example

The modern quest for equality sacrifices freedom
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In societies where economic equality exists, individual liberty is highly restricted. Communism is the perfect example

Social justice warriors love diversity, except of opinions

Would you want your favourite sports team to choose its players based on diversity, or on the best players out there?

Social justice warriors love diversity, except of opinions
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Would you want your favourite sports team to choose its players based on diversity, or on the best players out there?

Students should be challenged, and humbled, by knowledge

The education system has an obligation to put typically arrogant and ignorant students on a collision course with hard truths

Students should be challenged, and humbled, by knowledge
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The education system has an obligation to put typically arrogant and ignorant students on a collision course with hard truths

Bill C-59’s overreach allows security to trump freedom

Bill C-59, Canada’s new spy legislation, threatens the freedom of expression, the right to life, liberty and the security of the person

Bill C-59’s overreach allows security to trump freedom
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Bill C-59, Canada’s new spy legislation, threatens the freedom of expression, the right to life, liberty and the security of the person

Canada falling into the anti-Trump trap

As Canadians try desperately to prove we’re not Trump’s America, we make grievous social and political errors

Canada falling into the anti-Trump trap
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As Canadians try desperately to prove we’re not Trump’s America, we make grievous social and political errors

Where the rule of law weakens, freedom wanes

Freedom and democracy are not stand-alone structures. For stability, they require institutional infrastructure, in particular, the rule of law and tolerance

Where the rule of law weakens, freedom wanes
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Freedom and democracy are not stand-alone structures. For stability, they require institutional infrastructure, in particular, the rule of law and tolerance

Using student job funding to silence critics

The Liberals’ latest decision means summer employment is now a testing ground for ideological adhesion, obedience and purity

Using student job funding to silence critics
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The Liberals’ latest decision means summer employment is now a testing ground for ideological adhesion, obedience and purity

Free speech: Be open to debate or become irrelevant

The danger arises when we become too attached to ideas and are no longer open to healthy discourse

Free speech: Be open to debate or become irrelevant
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The danger arises when we become too attached to ideas and are no longer open to healthy discourse

Looking back to gain perspective on higher education

Time to abandon the factory-model, cheap-labour practices of colleges; time to push back against thoughtcrime; and to celebrate Precilla Veigas

Looking back to gain perspective on higher education
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Time to abandon the factory-model, cheap-labour practices of colleges; time to push back against thoughtcrime; and to celebrate Precilla Veigas

Stop treating universities like they’re retail outlets

Universities should bring young people into the disciplines and rigours of an examined life, into the habits of careful thinking

Stop treating universities like they’re retail outlets
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Universities should bring young people into the disciplines and rigours of an examined life, into the habits of careful thinking

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