Still outraged at the bailouts of greedy financial institutions with our tax dollars? Furious that we can’t do anything about it? Icelanders aren’t. Their president, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, vetoed a bill passed by Iceland’s parliament to pay Britain and the … Continue reading →
As the talks in Durban lurch towards failure, we should remember that when it comes to effective policies on greenhouse gases and the climate, national governments will never be agents for real change. All they seem to be able to … 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.