The Interim: University of Alberta sees law students as fragile snowflakes
University of Alberta sees law students as fragile snowflakes
Posted: 16 Jan 2017 06:08 AM PST
Society never becomes more tolerant, but merely shifts the target of its intolerance. At various times in history, and in various places, the authorities have sought to crush anti-slavery speech, anti-Communist speech, and a multitude of religious doctrines deemed to be heretical. Censorship always stems from the same impulse: the authorities are firmly convinced they […]
Can judicial activism be reversed?
Posted: 16 Jan 2017 06:04 AM PST
Who would have thought that it might take a crass narcissist like United States President-elect Donald Trump to curb the greatest moral catastrophe in the history of the United States: namely, the deliberate, mass slaughter in the womb of more than 50 million babies over the past 40 years. Trump has got off to a […]
How wrong can they be?
Posted: 16 Jan 2017 06:01 AM PST
Pity the poor legislators. Increasingly, Big Brother watches their every move. Well, not just Big Brother, Big Sister, too. Being constantly watched is intimidating. Having what you painstakingly put together repeatedly taken apart is demeaning. But that’s the fate of legislators under a judicial dictatorship. From time to time, I’ve called Big Brother/Sister, also known […]