Tag Archives: Justin Trudeau

Book review: “Covid-19: The Politics of a Pandemic Moral Panic” (2021): insights into the Corona-Panic in Canada and an intellectual framework for the Panic


(Part of an intended ongoing series of reviews-and-responses to books on the Corona-Panic of the early 2020s.) I liked this book, though it may not suit all audiences. COVID-19: The Politics of a Pandemic Moral Panic packs rather a lot … Continue reading

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Scenes from the “Defeat the Mandates” rally (Washington D.C., Jan. 23, 2022) and thoughts on its place in Corona-Panic history


A place there surely will be, in the annals of the early-2020s Corona-Panic, for the “Defeat the Mandates” rally, held Washington, D.C., on Sunday, January 23, 2022. To my knowledge, “Defeat the Mandates” was the largest single show-of-force protest- or … Continue reading

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Reflections on the 2010s: Political (The decade the cordon-sanitaire was finally breached)


[Originally posted, Dec. 30, 2019, to commemorate the close of the decade; significantly expanded, Jan. 5, 2020] As I write, the decade of the 2010s will be fully in the books within a matter of hours. No better time to … Continue reading

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