Entries by Wayne Northrup

Identity politics: On the edge of self-destructing chaos?

Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe Niall Ferguson Penguin, 2021 What could be less surprising than a mainstream academic, a pop historian at that, who misunderstands the social revolution? Niall Ferguson’s pandemic-inspired book Doom: The Politics of Catastrophe looks at a range of disasters past, present, and possibly future while downplaying the upheaval all around us. […]

Crime, corruption, and interference: China’s CCP confluence in PC Canada

Recent experiences of Canadians in China have Ottawa professing its intention to finally stand up to Beijing. But Canada’s internal Chinese threat demonstrates greater vulnerability to Middle Kingdom machinations. China complements its military and economic power with three Western-bestowed weapons: immigration policies, political correctness, and corporate greed. Sino-Canadian relations came to prominence on August 10, […]