Stories of Subsidiarity
April 21, 2015 |
At the Manning Networking Conference in Ottawa this year, I had the opportunity to host Father Robert A. Sirico of the Acton Institute for his talk on "Ethics and the American I...
The Fraught Line Between Faith and Politics
April 17, 2015 |
Before the Supreme Court’s Saguenay decision becomes shorthand for assaults on religious freedom in Canada, the point needs making that is a thoughtful, fair-minded, and...
The Argument for Argument
April 10, 2015 |
It’s difficult, these days, to separate anger from disagreement, but William D. Gairdner is convinced that it’s not only possible, but critical. I chatted with him...
What Is Education Research For?
April 9, 2015 |
We live in an era of “evidence-based” policy. A focus on facts has become essential to drive up standards, to improve efficiency, and to measure the performance of...