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O.P. Recommends: A Conversation With Michael Ignatieff on Universal Human Rights, Localism, and the Ordinary Virtues at Philosophy 247

I first heard about Michael Ignatieff on the Philosophy Bites podcast a few years ago, and found his story of transforming himself from an intellectual to a politician and back again very intriguing. 626 more words

Human Rights

Colby Cosh: Kevin O'Leary didn't come back for you. In fact, he didn't come back at all!

Kevin O’Leary was on Global’s Sunday political talk show The West Block this weekend, and that in itself is already an interesting little factlet, isn’t it? 984 more words

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Order of Canada recipients include Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq, children's author

OTTAWA – An avant garde Inuit throat singer who receives hate mail over her art and a children’s story teller who grew up wanting to be a boy are among the latest recipients of the… 166 more words


Sibley: Why the West can't be bothered to save Aleppo

Nearly two decades ago, Michael Ignatieff, a future Liberal party leader and would-be prime minister, was instrumental in formulating a concept we may want to revisit in the aftermath of the tragedy of Aleppo. 668 more words


New Brunswick Tories to choose from seven candidates for new leader

Progressive Conservatives in New Brunswick gather this weekend for a leadership convention, and a political scientist says with seven candidates in the running for the top job, it’s anyone’s race to win. 395 more words


Mark Collins - Michael Ignatieff on Liberal (small "l") Dreams and Central European Realities

Some honest realism from a failed Canadian politician still hard at trying to make a positive difference: Michael Ignatieff’s journey from politician to academic freedom fighter Michael Ignatieff [… 14 more words

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The night Lester Pearson (and Michael Ignatieff’s dad) outdrank the Soviets

The first toast would have been to “zdorovye” (health). Then came a toast for “the dead.” Then several toasts for the women. A toast to President Eisenhower. 1,326 more words