There were certainly populist elements to Donald Trump’s campaign, but he is not a true populist, even if it is convenient for anti-populists to paint him as one. Calling Trump a populist, however, allows fearmongerers to undermine populist movements and politicians without actually having to provide proof for all the «isms» they imply. Take, for example, Poilievre. When elites […]

Will the horror of what is occurring in Ukraine wake up the environmentally ‘woke’ governments of the world to their folly? Radical environmentalism can be a domineering ideology. You must dismantle the energy systems of the world, the 21st-century communications and commercial systems sustained by oil and gas. The negative consequences which will […]

Are there no hero MPs willing to denounce this gross usurpation of citizens’ rights? The police in Ottawa are already fully engaged in exercising their powers under the Emergencies Act. Parliament was supposed to meet to debate the imposition of the act. Not even in the pale, restricted, sporadic pretence of a Parliament we […]

Omicron is a significant mutation from the original COVID virus. No way, decreed Bennett. Bennett further declared that a «paralyzing wave» of Omicron will overwhelm Israel in ten days. Said deluge will be shorter but more powerful than previous waves, he warned, and will last for eight to nine weeks. Exactly what he bases his forecasting […]

You could learn a lot about Canada’s national psyche from the country’s enduring fascination with the battle of Vimy Ridge, fought 95 years ago this past week. Canadians fought dozens of major battles during the First World War. Vimy fully deserves the honour it carries in the national memory. But the exclusive attention to […]