The Hub‘s executive director Rudyard Griffiths recently spoke with leading author, journalist, and Hub contributor David Frum at the Gardiner Museum on a range of pressing topics, including the domestic dynamics of the Israel-Hamas conflict since the October 7th terrorist attacks and how they have shaken Canadian identity.
To seize the potential of a prosperous rural Canada of tomorrow that delivers for all Canadians, we need to start by recognizing the tremendous value these regions bring to our country.
When Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022, the act looked irrational, even mad. Not to neorealists. The invasion was not only rational but also predictable. So argue political scientists John Mearsheimer and Sabastian Rosato in a new book, How States Think.
From staff burnout to ER overcrowding, how increasing home visits could solve a host of health-care problems
In a submission for the 2023 Hunter Prize for Public Policy, Ayeshah Haque, a midwife and researcher, suggests that the creation of mobile, integrated health-care teams capable of conducting home visits could help free up space in hospitals and improve the work-life balance of health-care workers.
A recent survey of Gaza and West Bank Palestinians by the Arab World Research and Development group found that more than 75 percent of respondents said that they support “the military operation carried out by the Palestinian resistance led by Hamas on October 7.”
Far from a vision of a renewed West, Russia shows us how much worse the West shall be if we continue down the same road of forgetfulness, apathy, and nihilism.
Is populism back on the offensive? The Roundtable discusses elections in Argentina and the Netherlands
This week’s Hub Roundtable discusses Javier Milei and Geert Wilders’ election victories in Argentina and the Netherlands respectively, and what they signal about the state of populism around the world. They also assess the good, the bad, and the ugly in the Trudeau government’s Fall Economic Statement.
‘Before we go about trying to save the world, how about we get our own house in order first?’: The best comments from Hub readers this week
This week’s Hub Forum saw readers providing their input into Canada’s growing hospital wait times, the nature of government spending, the state of news media in Canada, and global affairs, including the meeting between President Biden and President Xi and Canada’s relations with the European Union.
‘The stakes are so high’: David Frum on Canada amid the Israel-Hamas conflict and the upcoming U.S. presidential election
In this episode of In Conversation with David Frum, David Frum joins Rudyard Griffiths to discuss what they’ve learned about Canada after Hamas’s attacks against Israel, as well as what to expect from the upcoming U.S. Presidential election a year from now.
Life is short and the list of wines is long. If you prefer to drink white with dinner once in a while, or every time, then know you are in good company and of sound reason.