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Globalization's promise is slipping away, warns John Ralston Saul

Canadian philosopher makes the case in his latest tome, The Collapse of Globalism. Time will tell how many of his ideas will end up in today's zeitgeist.

Prime Minister Paul Martin likes to talk about how he believes Canada to be the "world's first post-modern nation." He peppers his speeches with this phrase, as he did last year during a visit to Washington D.C., or when he defended his government's controversial legislation to legalize same-sex marriage earlier this year.

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Globalization's promise is slipping away, warns John Ralston Saul

Canadian philosopher makes the case in his latest tome, The Collapse of Globalism. Time will tell how many of his ideas will end up in today's zeitgeist.

Prime Minister Paul Martin likes to talk about how he believes Canada to be the "world's first post-modern nation." He peppers his speeches with this phrase, as he did last year during a visit to Washington D.C., or when he defended his government's controversial legislation to legalize same-sex marriage earlier this year.

  

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Thursday, December 18, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Maher, Den Tandt's Barrack Hill Balladeers perform at Tunes for Ottawa Food Bank shindig at D'Arcy's, Dec. 17 Dec. 18, 2014

Photograph courtesy of Dylan Robertson
D'Arcy McGees was packed on Wednesday night as Hill journalists, staffers. GR and PR folks came out to raise money for the Ottawa Food Bank.
Photograph courtesy of Mark Bourrie
Stephen Maher and Michael Den Tant performing alongside fellow Barrack Hill Balladeers at D'Arcy's Wednesday night.
Photograph courtesy of Stephen Maher
Mark Fraser and Bobby Watt start off the evening with Irish folk song Carrickfergus.
Embassy News Photograph courtesy of Laura Beaulne-Stuebing
Mark Fraser, Stephen Maher, Michael Den Tant and Celeste Côté.
The Hill Times photograph by Rachel Aiello
The Barrack Hill Balladeers had been practising for a while before their performance, said Stephen Maher. The crowd enjoyed them.

MICHAEL DE ADDER'S TAKE