Alberta Premier Danielle Smith’s parental rights announcement has surely generated a lot of debate. Not only will Alberta require schools to obtain parental consent before changing the names or pronouns of students under the age of 16, but teachers will also have to...
Last year, I wrote a feature titled “From Western Traditions to Political Indoctrination: A Cultural History of Education.” The six-part series covered developments in North American education from faith-based 17th-century schoolhouses to the woke indoctrination mills...
Do we really want dishonest people driving research that has real-world consequences for the rest of us?
Francine Champagne and Monique LaGrange were forced out of their elected positions after expressing views counter to the woke mob.
A Snapshot of Property Rights Protection in Canada After 10 years
The writ has been dropped and Albertans are off to the polls on May 29. That leaves just four weeks for political leaders and voters to sort out what is arguably the most divisive, yet significant, issue for this election - health care. On Day 2, NDP leader Rachel...
A hundred years after Kafka’s “The Trial” was first published, the West has descended into an era in which absurd allegations are the new normal.
Part 6 of 6 : Something Needs to be Done
This Saskatchewan teacher’s strike is about something no one wants to say openly
It was just a few short years ago that the Pallister government introduced Bill 64. Among other things, Bill 64 would have abolished school boards and replaced elected trustees with provincial appointees. The reaction was fast and furious. The Manitoba School Board...
They might not agree on much else, but the political far left and the far right strive to perfect and project their hate of Jews and Israel. They converge in this hatred, as in many other aspects of politics. Conventionally, following the spatial distribution of the...
Part 5 of 6 : The Pedagogy of Revolution
Part 4 of 6 : The Ideological Influence of John Dewey
Part 3 of 6 : The Progressive State as Schoolmaster.
Part 2 of 6 : A Deist Schism in the Age of Reason.