Rick Salutin

Jun 1, 2001

Tell Us No Stories, Tell Us No Lies

U.S. politics' sole genius is the ability to generate high-speed drama from from a standing start. Last week's Jim Jeffords story proved one thing: the high drama of a political event is in inverse p
May 25, 2001

Democracy's No-Brainers and False Parallels

Bad press for proportional representation. Workers' right to choose. Politics at the People's Summit. Settlements, violence and the power of the state of Isreal. Did the media really do in Stockwell
May 11, 2001

Why Hockey Grips Fans

Violence simmers in hockey, then it bursts out, then it simmers some more. I'm always amazed at the number of people I go to hockey games with - many, given my circles, of a left-wing or even pacifis
Apr 28, 2001

You Only Get One Life

Rick Salutin
Playwright and columnist Rick Salutin chooses a pivotal moment to return to Quebec City, the launch pad three decades ago for his career as a writer. Amid the turbulence, tear gas and water-cannon fi
Apr 20, 2001

Just Don't Have Fun in Quebec

The worst thing Chrétien can say about the protesters is that they are going to Quebec to have a good time - as if enjoying yourself while doing something significant is unthinkable.


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