The Libertarian Case for Bernier

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Libertarian discussion groups on Facebook are filled with vitriol, and that's putting it lightly. Our reputation for infighting precedes us, but I believe that the same thing could be said about ideology-based communities; if the Marxist meme pages I following on social media are any indication, we're not alone in…

The Ala Buzreba Case: What Future for Millennial Politicians?

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Another election campaign, another scandal involving young candidates. In the last provincial campagne in Quebec just barely over a year ago, a candidate for the Coalition Avenir Quebec was publicly shamed for pictures posted on Facebook which showed him nude, but which were PG-13 by anyone's standards. In the 2011…

When the Press Perpetuates Ignorance

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Quebec doesn't have a very big appetite for politics. Being totally bilingual, I get to compare the content from the English Canadian media outlets to their French counterparts, and this lack of interest for politics is something that you get to notice pretty quickly when you have a standard to…