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INCITING VIOLENCE AND INTIMIDATION IS NOT A TRIVIAL MATTER

Gilles Paquet









THE INTERNET WILL MAKE GOVERNMENTS UNRECOGNIZABLE

Christopher Wilson

The Internet prompts large societal transformations that are likely to create entirely new structures of governance and government. This paper provides a broad view of the ways in which governments will be transformed.







LIBERALISM AND GOVERNANCE: POLITICAL THEORY PERSPECTIVE

Guy Stanley

This paper presents six objections to the liberal claim that spontaneous order promises an optimum. Walter Euckenís Ordoliberalism, that puts competition as the dominant process, would appear to promise a political construction (interdependent political and economic contracts) that ensures both competition and social integration.







GOVERNANCE AS CHALLENGES UNMET

Gilles Paquet

Governance studies have not succeeded in having a determinant impact on governing in Canada. This is ascribable to a cultural lag on the public administration scene, the surge of adjudication and super-bureaucrats, the wane of critical thinking, and the existence of a certain intellectual laziness. Can this criminal negligence be repaired?







LETTER FROM THE EDITOR IN CHIEF

Gilles Paquet











COUNTERACTING THE NARCISSISTIC TENDENCIES OF EXECUTIVE TEAMS

Rosslyn J. Emmerson

Narcissistic tendencies of executive teams are identified, and pathologies deleterious to performance are illustrated in case studies. Practical interventions to remedy the team dysfunctions are devised.







THE 1% MYTH

Andrea E. Courtney

Much debate has surrounded the portion of the income pocketed by the 1% of the population at the top of the income distribution. Even Pope Francis could not avoid falling into this trap. A succinct critical warning about the treacherous conclusions often derived from this sort of data massaging was in order.











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