The authorities are now moving in to evict the Occupy protesters across North America. That is because the encampments themselves express a message that is just too direct and gutsy. Mainstream politicians and commentators keep asking for a program of … Continue reading →
Democracy, as Churchill famously said, is the worst form of government except for all the others. This is a witty and genial excuse for a system that is by now unworkable. Its survival to this point has been supported by … Continue reading →
Edmund P. (Terry) Fowler is Professor Emeritus of political science at Glendon College, York University, in Toronto, Ontario. Between 1967 and 2002, when he retired, he created and taught courses in local government, voting behaviour, community power structure, history of science, and green philosophy. He created and ran the Glendon Municipal Intern Program, under which students worked for municipal councillors in the Toronto region.