Who has the right to claim independence? In the end, it boils down to having the support of other nations.
The rhetoric of kumbaya can only serve as a distraction for so long.
Do identity politics multiply when a critical percentage of us can take our prosperity and democracy for granted?
Do identity politics have what it takes to transform the institutions and structures of a society?
The government is a complex system with competing agendas. What does this mean for all its talk of reconciliation?
How do you combat corruption in a system that combats rats and whistle-blowers?
In a nation of nations, who retains the power to define nationhood itself?
How you define ‘exploitation’ depends, at least in part, on your parameters for defining ‘autonomy’ and ‘coercion.’
When you celebrate ‘Canada’, what exactly are you celebrating?
What if we didn’t define identities by creeds, cultures, colours, or countries?
It’s counter intuitive, but we’re all better off when the polarizing fanatics are involved in the political process.
Professor Tim Blackmore joins us to critique the nomenclature of contemporary public discourse.
Explain to me again how you practice your politics without having an identity.
How competitive debating can influence politics, society, and individual lives.