Thursday, September 2, 2021 13:30to15:00

As the twentieth anniversary of the attacks of 9/11 nears, we seem to have come full circle in Afghanistan./maxbellschoolCategory: Public lectures and conferences Public lectures

Luxury Belief Systems and Economic Stagnation: The Recipe for Our Discontent | Quillette

Published: 24 August 2021

August 19, 2021 | "The growth of civilization shifted our concerns from struggles against the elements to trying to deal with other people. Our politics thus went from being focused on survival, to...

The COVID-19 pandemic. Climate change. Culture wars. For the West, the party is over | Globe and Mail

Published: 23 August 2021

August 20, 2021 | "The rot in the foundations of the West is deep, and we are still in the early stages of figuring out just how bad things are going to get." Max Bell School professor Andrew...

Andrew Potter: Why cancelling Canada Day until further notice would backfire | National Post

Published: 8 July 2021

July 1, 2021 | "Canada is a big country with a long and messy history, and we are probably closer to the beginning than to the end of our reckoning." Writing for the National Post, Max Bell School...

In Alberta’s quest for a fair deal, the province shouldn’t look to Quebec for solutions | The Globe and Mail

Published: 17 May 2021

May 29, 2021 | In his latest for the Globe and Mail, Max Bell School professor Andrew Potter cautions Alberta—as it seeks to gain more federal leverage—to avoid the pitfall of emulating Quebec's...

Andrew Potter: The pandemic has eroded trust, but without it no country can remain democratic and free | National Post

Published: 17 May 2021

May 25, 2021 | The COVID-19 pandemic further exacerbated Canadians' growing distrust of government and civil society institutions. As we begin to emerge from lockdowns, says Andrew Potter, the...

Andrew Potter: My fellow Gen Xers don't appreciate our great gift: we were ignored | The Line

Published: 17 May 2021

May 20, 2021 | "That is why when you hear a Gen Xer talk about being the “latchkey” generation, they aren’t really complaining — they’re bragging. There’s another word for the neglect being...

Hedging our bets with China was a mistake | The Line

Published: 7 April 2021

March 23, 2021 | In this recent article, Max Bell Professor Andrew Potter comments on the current diplomatic trajectory Canada is taking with China. To learn more about the economic and defense...



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