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Beyond Left and Right

Beyond Left and Right by Mark Wegierski The author grapples herein with the implications of the post-2008 financial and economic crisis. He suggests that there are difficulties with the conventional conceptions of both left and right and that we consider … Continue reading

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What Hope for Canadian Conservatism?

What Hope for Canadian Conservatism?  by Mark Wegierski Donald Trump is currently renegotiating Free Trade with Canada. Over 80% of Canada’s trade is with the United States; and probably over 80% of the population detests him. Canada’s armed forces are … Continue reading

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Two Tribes

Two Tribes Mark Wegierski considers Canada’s future An essay in two parts Part one The results of the provincial election in Québec, on April 7, 2014, were unexpected. It was a huge win for the Liberals led by Philippe Couillard, … Continue reading

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Speculative Fiction

Speculative Fiction Mark Wegierski on a distinctively Canadian genre The term “speculative fiction” is seen as a Canadian invention. It encompasses science fiction, fantasy and horror. Science fiction is said to be a genre of the mind; fantasy, of the … Continue reading

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We Cannot Escape History

We Cannot Escape History Mark Wegierski contrasts American and Canadian Conservatism  [An article based on a presentation read at the “Conservatism: Made in USA” Conference, held at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland, on April 28, 2010] America … Continue reading

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Canada – the Case for Conservatism

Canada – the Case for Conservatism Another piece by Mark Wegierski to mark the Sesquicentennial of Canadian Confederation Given the disparity in resources between small-c conservatives and left-liberals in Canada, the situation of conservatism sometimes seems virtually hopeless. What traditionalists … Continue reading

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Vimy Ridge, 100 Years On

Vimy Ridge, 100 Years On For Mark Wegierski, history defines us To many current-day observers, Canada’s participation in the First World War, and the great victory at Vimy Ridge in 1917, may seem far away. The tide of change in Canada … Continue reading

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Polish Canadians, Searching for a Voice (Part 7)

Polish Canadians, Searching for a Voice (Part 7)  Sociologist Mark Wegierski continues his analysis Can an authentic, Polish-Canadian identity endure given the decline of the Polish language in Canada? In the statistics of the Canada Census over the last few … Continue reading

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Presidential Insurgency Candidates, 1992 to 2016

Presidential Insurgency Candidates, 1992 to 2016  Mark Wegierski addresses a topical issue In 1992, Pat Buchanan launched his insurgency-candidacy for the Republican nomination against a sitting President. The candidacy was in itself helpful to the Republican Party, as it dampened … Continue reading

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Cosmetology in Poland

Cosmetology in Poland Mark Wegierski reminisces about a happier time in East-Central Europe Poland is a country where the fashion sense and interest in cosmetology of many women is perhaps the third-highest in Europe (after France and Italy). Already during … Continue reading

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