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Trudeau can’t fake feminism

By Jenn Jefferys      

Real feminists of all ages work selflessly and tirelessly—sacrificing fame, wealth, and social security to provoke structural change. Trudeau’s brand of feminism is mere electoral strategy.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured speaking in Ottawa in February, talked women's rights at the Women in the World Summit in New York City this month, where organizers were charging US$350 per guest. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

OTTAWA—At the cost of up to US$350 a head, guests got to see Prime Minister Justin Trudeau again take to the international spotlight this month to discuss women's rights at the Women in the World Summit in New York City. There, Trudeau conveyed what he seems to have haphazardly appropriated as “feminism.” We saw a good-looking man (man?) who skips out on any public event that isn’t self-serving and who I doubt has studied a word of feminist

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