Next, though he (Tom Mulcair) held the rank of Opposition leader, and though he had a parliamentary caucus far superior in numbers to the third-place party, he was never seen fully to occupy the role [….]
The ancient cleavage of Canadian politics — Libs and Tories — held.
During his time as the Leader of the Official Opposition, Mulcair demonstrated
(a)ll very credible achievements, but none of it the stuff of excitement and flair. None of it a matter of style.
The business of journalism is in serious decline. The business model doesn’t work anymore but the emphasis on profit is probably even more acute now than it ever was. That and the growth of technology that makes it possible to produce things without people have led to a crisis in employment opportunities in the news media. Young people are lined up begging to become slaves, also known as interns […]