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 Toronto Star.

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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.

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