andrew potter

Engineering a ‘green recovery’ is a terrible idea | The Globe and Mail

Published: 1Jun2020

June 1, 2020 | In the coming weeks, the federal government is expected to begin crafting a stimulus package to lift Canada out of the economic crisis brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. Based...

The Liberals and NDP have embraced contempt for Parliament | The National Post

Published: 1Jun2020

June 1, 2020 | Recently, a two party agreement was reached in Parliament: the NDP supported the Liberals’ motion to suspend regular sittings of Parliament until September, while the Liberals...

The Afghanistan mission Canada can’t be allowed to forget | The Globe and Mail

Published: 27Mar2020

March 14, 2020 | Canadian soldiers have been at the forefront of the Afghanistan Mission for almost 13 years now. Nearing the end, Andrew Potter, a professor at the Max Bell School of Public Policy...

Canada's Federal Government is on the ropes in coronavirus crisis | National Post

Published: 27Mar2020

March 16, 2020 | The world has been swept by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with various governments drafting immediate contingency measures. Andrew Potter presents his analysis of the Canadian...

It's not a crime to disagree with health officials | National Post

Published: 16Apr2020

April 15, 2020 | In public health discourse, there is a lack of contrarianism, dubbed heterodoxy, that is almost completely missing from the national conservation. Andrew Potter elaborates on the...

We are at war with COVID-19. We need to fight it like a war | The Globe and Mail

Published: 8Apr2020

April 8, 2020 | From restrictions on civil liberties, to the command economy, to the rationing of key supplies, to the hoarding of food and medicine, to the daily body counts — the world is gearing...

Forget about schools – open the summer camps in spring | The Globe and Mail

Published: 7May2020

May 6, 2020 | Camps are the solution to many of the problems the school reopening is designed to solve, while significantly mitigating the risks of exposure and transmission. Going to camp gets...

Which Media Can Be Trusted in the Digital Age?

29 Nov 2018

Last June Elon Musk threatened to launch a ratings platform for journalists, eliciting a hostile reaction from journalists and media observers. A typical response held that journalism isn't the...


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