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  In anticipation of the new year, we revisit some of Canada’s biggest conversations of 2017

From the unstoppable #MeToo movement to the rising tide of the alt-right, 2017 was full of tough conversations. Here’s why you should break that golden rule and talk politics at this year’s dinner party.

Illustration by Benoit Tardif
 
What Would It Take to Beat Trudeau?
As our political parties prepare for the next federal election, the NDPs and the Conservatives share their battle plans By Justin Ling
Am I Complicit in My Own #MeToo?
  How I played the game of sexual harassment to get ahead—but lost myself in the process By Jowita Bydlowska
Why Media Obsession With Male Charisma Has to Stop
  Men use their style to get ahead in politics—but women have to play by different rules By Melissa J. Gismondi
Punching Nazis Won't End Fascism
  Antifa argues that violence is necessary, but a rigorous democracy is a far stronger weapon By Ira Wells
The Professor of Piffle
  The dangerous underside of Jordan Peterson’s crusade against the humanities By Ira Wells
How Do I Talk to my Five-Year-Old About White Supremacy?
  We’re supposed to explain the world to our children—but lately that’s been harder than ever By Kalli Anderson
Demanding Kinder Classrooms Doesn't Make You a Snowflake
  Students don’t need to get better at dealing with the real world—professors do By Daniel Heath Justice
Why Sexual-Assault Survivors Look Outside the Criminal System for Justice
  People are often pushed towards prosecution, but survivors deserve to be educated on the alternatives By H.G. Watson
My Week at Sea with Canada's Alt-Right
  An undercover leftie cruises the Caribbean with Ezra Levant and his army of Trump supporters, conspiracy theorists, and Islamophobes By Peter Norman
From the unstoppable #MeToo movement to the rising tide of the alt-right, 2017 was full of tough conversations. Here’s why you should break that golden rule and talk politics at this year’s dinner party

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This Year’s Tough Conversations

From the unstoppable #MeToo movement to the rising tide of the alt-right, 2017 was full of tough conversations. Here’s why you should break that golden rule and talk politics at this year’s dinner party

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Day 11 | 10 | 9 | 8 | 7 | 6 | 5 | 4 | 3 | 2 | 1

 

In anticipation of the new year, we revisit some of Canada’s biggest conversations of 2017



From the unstoppable #MeToo movement to the rising tide of the alt-right, 2017 was full of tough conversations. Here’s why you should break that golden rule and talk politics at this year’s dinner party.

Illustration by Benoit Tardif

 

What Would It Take to Beat Trudeau?


As our political parties prepare for the next federal election, the NDPs and the Conservatives share their battle plans
By Justin Ling

Am I Complicit in My Own #MeToo?

 
How I played the game of sexual harassment to get ahead—but lost myself in the process
By Jowita Bydlowska

Why Media Obsession With Male Charisma Has to Stop

 
Men use their style to get ahead in politics—but women have to play by different rules
By Melissa J. Gismondi

Punching Nazis Won’t End Fascism

 
Antifa argues that violence is necessary, but a rigorous democracy is a far stronger weapon
By Ira Wells

The Professor of Piffle

 
The dangerous underside of Jordan Peterson’s crusade against the humanities
By Ira Wells

How Do I Talk to my Five-Year-Old About White Supremacy?

 
We’re supposed to explain the world to our children—but lately that’s been harder than ever
By Kalli Anderson

Demanding Kinder Classrooms Doesn’t Make You a Snowflake

 
Students don’t need to get better at dealing with the real world—professors do
By Daniel Heath Justice

Why Sexual-Assault Survivors Look Outside the Criminal System for Justice

 
People are often pushed towards prosecution, but survivors deserve to be educated on the alternatives
By H.G. Watson

My Week at Sea with Canada’s Alt-Right

 
An undercover leftie cruises the Caribbean with Ezra Levant and his army of Trump supporters, conspiracy theorists, and Islamophobes
By Peter Norman

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