Articles in Ontario Election 2018

Doug Ford's Guide to Governing Ontario
You know where those downtown elites can stick their fancy-pants math. Doug Ford always keeps his promises and he never flip-flops.
by Kevin Love
Published June 18, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (6 comments)

A Culture of Cancelling: Ontario's Post-Election Reactions Highlight Problem with Social Justice
The alt-right is adept in recruiting the lost, the vulnerable, and the scared. If the progressive movement fails to create a home for acceptance and learning, people may look elsewhere for answers.
by Chris Chiu
Published June 18, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (0 comments)

A Sad Day for Ontario
Doug Ford won the election with a lazy, scandal-ridden campaign fueled by lies and cheap slogans. No one, not even Conservatives, should be particularly happy about this.
by Ryan McGreal
Published June 08, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (6 comments)

A Blue-Collar Worker Reflects on the Provincial Election
A government that focuses more on affluence and corporate profits will only broaden the gap between rich and poor. I worry about families like mine who will get caught in this growing net of have-nots.
by Patti Encinas
Published June 06, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (2 comments)

Ontario Has a Revenue Problem, Not a Spending Problem
When Ford says Ontario's spending is out of control, he's lying. When he says he can cut spending without cutting service, he's lying.
by Ryan McGreal
Published June 05, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (3 comments)

The Ontario PC Party is a Moral Shambles
Doug Ford's PC Party openly panders to bigots, refuses to explain how they will pay for their promises, and can't even run nominations without chaos. Does anyone seriously think they're fit to govern?
by Ryan McGreal
Published June 01, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (5 comments)

Skelly Denounces Hate Website She Promoted at Christmas Event
White supremacist hate groups and their sympathizers on the alt-right are lining up to endorse Doug Ford and the PC Party, and rote statements of disavowal are not good enough.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 30, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (9 comments)

Donna Skelly's Shameless Trail of Broken Promises
Skelly's short, nasty political career is characterized by empty demagoguery, lack of basic preparation, backroom dealing, interfering in other wards, undermining professional staff and using voters as a stepping stone.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 29, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (2 comments)

Skelly Thanked for 'Shout Out' to Hate Website
City Councillor and PC candidate promoted 'Free Bird Media' during a speech at a campus conservative function.
by RTH Staff
Published May 29, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (1 comment)

Privatization a Bigger Risk than Service Cuts Under Doug Ford
A Doug Ford Government is extremely likely to cut public services - but it is even more likely to privatize them.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 22, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (3 comments)

Horwath Opens Door to Reallocating LRT Funding, then Backpedals
The Ontario NDP leader said Hamilton could use the $1 billion LRT funding on another transit-related project, triggering a sharp backlash from Hamilton LRT supporters.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 18, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (3 comments)

Stop Grading Doug Ford on a Curve
Doug Ford is historically unqualified for the job he seeks, but the media keep applying a lower standard to his performances.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 11, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (4 comments)

Doug Ford is a Dignity Wraith
For as long as Doug Ford remains leader the PC Party, we can expect the sad, inexorable humiliation of formerly-respectable party members to continue.
by Ryan McGreal
Published May 04, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (4 comments)

Dangerous Populism Depends on Irresponsible Journalism
It's pretty simple to figure out why Doug Ford's $1 billion pledge is a non-starter, and any journalist writing about it should explore whether this promise is even feasible.
by Maureen Wilson
Published May 01, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (2 comments)

Doug Ford is a Dangerous Right-Wing Populist
Populists are dangerous because they use their popularity as a cudgel to attack and scapegoat their enemies, accusing those enemies of engaging in shadowy conspiracies to undermine and betray "regular folks".
by Ryan McGreal
Published April 25, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (3 comments)

Cap-and-Trade is Not a Carbon Tax
Doug Ford is a classic shameless right-wing populist, and his indifference to basic facts should alarm all of us.
by Ryan McGreal
Published April 16, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (2 comments)

Doug Ford Said Some Crazy Things at the Budget Media Scrum
The idea that this man could become Ontario's premier should frighten everyone who believes in responsible government, no matter where you sit on the political spectrum.
by Ryan McGreal
Published March 29, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (8 comments)

A Sanity Check for the Upcoming Ontario Election
Above all, please stop being ugly.
by Laura Cattari
Published March 23, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (2 comments)

Nothing Unfair About Brown's Fall from Grace
Presumption of innocence is a legal term referring to criminal charges. In civil matters, we evaluate allegations based on the balance of probabilities.
by Ryan McGreal
Published January 29, 2018 in Ontario Election 2018 (33 comments)

PC Election Platform: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
There is some truly good news in the PC Party manifesto, but the plan is not without some serious problems.
by Kevin Love
Published December 27, 2017 in Ontario Election 2018 (1 comment)

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