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Upcoming Issue  //  Spring 2017 Trust: Reweaving Our Social Fabric

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This issue of Comment is dedicated to analyzing the social dynamics of trust from different angles and constructively considering how to reweave the web. Generating a diagnosis is important, so woven throughout this issue are multidisciplinary accounts that give us insight into the sources of our cynicism—from fake news to ubiquitous surveillance to the broken realities of racism. But we also turn to consider how trust can be rebuilt by all sorts of small-scale but cumulative endeavours—in churches, schools, neighbourhoods, families, even—if you can believe it—politics.

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Editorial: Teach Us (How) to Trust by James K.A. Smith
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 World View by James K.A. Smith

World View

by James K.A. Smith
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An annotated reading of your world.

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 Headquarters: Faith in Canada 150 by Peter Stockland

Headquarters: Faith in Canada 150

by Peter Stockland
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Updates from Cardus on the renewal of social architecture.

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 Liberal Democracy Has "Trust Issues" by Kevin den Dulk

Liberal Democracy Has "Trust Issues"

by Kevin den Dulk
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Why civil society won't revive our trust in government.

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 Surveillance and Trust by David Lyon

Surveillance and Trust

by David Lyon
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When someone's always watching, someone's always suspicious.

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 Finding Trust in the Economy by Sarah Hamersma

Finding Trust in the Economy

by Sarah Hamersma
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Trust, like currency, can be debased. Knowing how to grow trust is the key to a thriving economy.

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