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A plot by the Chinese government to intimidate Conservative MP Michael Chong and his family in Hong Kong continues to dominate Parliament Hill, but experts are warning that the Chinese…
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You don’t have to be a conservative to be anti-woke
Woke thinking compartmentalizes groups according to their identity rather than class oppression. Wokism breaks this connection by moving us into tribes disconnected from each other. This undermines classical liberal thinking and even the leftist emphasis on class solidarity.
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This special presentation of Hub Dialogues features The Hub’s executive director Rudyard Griffiths in conversation with independent U.S. journalist Matt Taibbi about the Twitter Files, the state and future of Twitter, mainstream media, and the future of democracy in the upcoming 2024 U.S. presidential elections.
Do Canadians have a debt problem?
We should take the typical coverage surrounding Canadian household debt levels with several large grains of salt. Digging deeper into the data makes clear that Canada’s debt situation may not be as ominous as it first appears.
Canada’s inadequate defence research funding is more than just a security risk
There is a temptation to view defence research as being the same as spending on defence itself and that Ottawa should minimize it to focus on domestic priorities. But from nuclear power to the internet and other economy-boosting innovations, research funding is important for far more than just defence.
The Johnston Report was inadequate. Here’s how to properly investigate foreign interference in Canada
In light of calls for David Johnston to step down in his role as special rapporteur on foreign interference, what might an alternative process might look like? Consideration of how Canada should respond to foreign interference operations is going to be less about intelligence and more about hard choices that have to be made.