Drew Brown

politics

Justin Trudeau Reveals Himself as Just Another Soulless Politician

Jody Wilson-Raybould’s damning testimony likely won’t kill the Liberals election chances. But it did kill Trudeau’s ability to run as an idealist.
Drew Brown
2.28.19
politics

SNC-Lavalin Lobbying Scandal Has Put Justin Trudeau In a Corner

With the resignation of his right-hand man, Gerald Butts, the prime minister is now facing the biggest test of his career.
Drew Brown
2.19.19
Views My Own

2018 Was the Year Canadian Politics Really Leaned Into the Stupid

Justin Trudeau, Andrew Scheer and Doug Ford had one thing in common this year: they all spent time participating in bad faith politics.
Drew Brown
12.28.18
Views My Own

Pantless Snowplow Thief Who Crashed into the Bell Island Ferry Terminal Is a Hamfisted But Devastatingly Accurate Metaphor for Newfoundland in 2018

Some days the local police scanner is indistinguishable from a John Waters movie.
Drew Brown
11.19.18
politics

Where Does ‘Right-Wing Populism’ End, and Fascism Begin?

Given what is happening in Brazil and the United States, it is hard not to come to the conclusion that a perfect storm is brewing.
Drew Brown
10.31.18
housing

Canada Has a Broken Housing System and It Has Fucked Over Millennials

Damn, it was good to be a Boomer.
Drew Brown
10.29.18
Weed

How Canada Legalized Weed

It’s one of Justin Trudeau’s few policy wins, but he doesn’t deserve all—or even much—of the credit.
Drew Brown
10.15.18
Internet

Militant Vegans vs. Anti-Vegan Trolls Is the Most Annoying Fight in the World

Hot diggity dog!
Drew Brown
10.5.18
politics

Maxime Bernier’s Mad Meme Express Has Left the Station

Choo-choo.
Drew Brown
9.26.18
Poilitics

Doug Ford Was Democratically Elected to Own the Libs, Deal with It

His only mandate is action and if that action requires using the barely-used Notwithstanding Clause, so be it.
Drew Brown
9.11.18
TIFF 2018

An Epic Conversation on Astra Taylor’s ‘What is Democracy?’

At a historical moment when democracy everywhere seems like it’s under siege, filmmaker Astra Taylor is taking us back to the basics.
Drew Brown
9.11.18
politics

Justin Trudeau’s No Good, Very Bad Summer Vacation

NAFTA. Pipeline bailouts. Doug Ford. The prime minister is going to need that legal weed this fall.
Drew Brown
9.7.18
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