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Why We Hate Politics

Jennifer Hollett | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Politics
Jennifer Hollett

I recently delivered a TEDxTalk in Toronto's Distillery District, inspired by the event theme "invented here." I wanted to talk about politics, but I knew if I did that, I'd likely lose the audience. So I explored the reasons behind the yawn reflex when someone mentions politics: I titled my talk "How to Hate Politics."

Watching the Watchdog: Three Scary Truths About Canadian Democracy

Tim Knight | Posted 02.02.2013 | Canada Politics
Tim Knight

The Toronto-based charity, Samara, has a commitment to examining how our political system works. And to do that, it "seeds ideas for relevant and responsive politics that Canadians can believe in." This all sounds very polite. In actual fact, however, Samara is a major shit disturber