Posts by Jonathan Kay

Jonathan Kay (@jonkay) is the editor-in-chief of The Walrus.


The Andrew Potter Affair is a Sign of Things to Come

Universities want journalism’s relevance without its rabble rousing. What they’ll get is more conflict and hypocrisy


My Encounter with the Crank Behind Donald Trump

I’d love to say I predicted Stephen Bannon’s rise to power. But the notion of a conspiracy theorist in the White House was beyond my imagination


Lessons from the Largest Law-Firm Implosion in Canadian History

The demise of Heenan Blaikie is proof that big firms need bean-counters, not visionaries, in the corner offices


Trudeau's Task: Managing the Ego of an Agitated President

Such meetings once were all about real, specific issues such as acid rain, softwood lumber, and beef exports. But Donald Trump doesn’t do reality


Canadian Electoral Reform Was Never Going to Happen

Our first-past-the-post system doesn’t need to be fixed