Rick Salutin

Rick Salutin is a Canadian novelist, playwright and critic. He is a strong advocate of left wing causes and writes a regular column in the Globe and Mail.

Rick Salutin
Columnists
Feb 17, 2012

Measuring happiness across the world

Last week the census came out, begetting the usual flurry of analysis. But I was more intrigued by an Ipsos worldwide survey on happiness, which they've been "tracking" since 2007.
Columnists
Jan 27, 2012

Canadian cultural nationalism lives

Consider this a delayed obituary for McClelland & Stewart, "The Canadian Publishers," which effectively expired this month after a lengthy decline in the care of several owners.
Columnists
Jan 20, 2012

Why the storytelling model doesn't work

I never much liked storytelling as a model for Life Itself and this may be a hint that it's due for retirement. In Canada it had a particularly strong run as a model for Canadian culture.
Columnists
Dec 30, 2011

2011 and the decline of authority

What may have been unique this past year was a collapse of the conventional fountains of authority and respect. In the Arab world that meant governments. But in the West, it meant big business.

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