Monbiot: The degradation of intelligence and learning in American politics
October 28, 2008, 1 Comment

The Triumph of Ignorance Why morons succeed in U.S. politics (The Guardian) How was it allowed to happen? How did politi ...

West Wing of Wednesday Night #6
September 3, 2008, No Comments

More on West Wing We look forward to welcoming you again to that delightful monthly evening of great discussion – next ...

China's top-down science communication fails its people
July 28, 2008, No Comments

China’s missed understanding Scientists, not government, should lead efforts to explain the benefits and risks of ...

Greening of academia
June 22, 2008, 1 Comment

With thanks to Professor Paul Quirk of UBC 22 June Higher Learning Adapts To a Greening Attitude Students Lead Drive Res ...

Canada apologizes to aboriginal peoples
June 12, 2008, No Comments

The apology (excerpts of text) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper (R) and Assembly of First Nations Chief Phil Fonta ...

Désirée McGraw & the Sauvé Scholars
May 15, 2008, No Comments

A lecturer at McGill in International Development, Desirée McGraw frequently advises students to “take something you ...

The Generations Pact/Pacte des générations
April 3, 2008, No Comments

3 April 2008 La ministre Line Beauchamp était de passage à Montréal pour annoncer l’octroi d’un montant de 250 00 ...

The Great Leap Backward?
March 3, 2008, No Comments

March 3 2008 Brazil’s lesson for China: do not ignore inequality“: (FT) In the late 1960s and 1970s, when Brazil ...

Désirée McGraw to head Sauvé Scholars
February 15, 2008, No Comments

February 15, 2008 New Executive Director heads Jeanne Sauvé Foundation and Scholars Program McGill lecturer Désirée M ...

Embattled principal leaves Bishop's
November 23, 2007, No Comments

November 23, 2007 Facing mounting pressure from students and faculty, Bishop’s University principal Robert Poupart ...