The “end of history” and identity politics on the left and right
I think one of the explanations for the rise of identity politics movements is the ascendancy of what is sometimes called post-modern culture.
Post-Modern Conservatism and the Contradictions of Canadian Populism
Macleans recently completed a series of issues analyzing the problems of the political Left and Right in Canada. The former…
The problems with Canadian nationalism
The emergence of nationalist populist movements across the globe-what I have called the rise of post-modern conservatism elsewhere-has been met with claims by major intellectuals that liberalism has “failed” and needs to be replaced by other political forms such as “conservative democracy.” Despite its relative tranquility, Canada has not been immune to these seismic developments.