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When he was 19, Mr. Wylie worked briefly in the office of Michael Ignatieff, then the Liberal leader. Then early in 2016, when Mr. Trump's victory was not being widely predicted, Mr. Wylie, through a company called Eunoia Technologies, was given a 100,000 Canadian dollar contract by the Liberal Caucus ...
During the blessedly brief period when I advised former Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff, I never met Wylie. I'm now told that he hung out with what I called the propeller-heads – the ones who manipulated data down in the bowels of the various offices of the leader of the Opposition. No one in Liberaldom ...

During the blessedly brief period when I advised former Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff, I never met Wylie. I'm now told that he hung out with what I called the propeller-heads – the ones who manipulated data down in the bowels of the various offices of the leader of the Opposition. No one in Liberaldom ...
A Canadian data expert who set off an international uproar over the alleged leak of private Facebook user data lost his job years ago in the office of former Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff, in large part because he was pushing a nascent form of the controversial data-harvesting technique, says a former ...
OTTAWA — A Canadian data expert who set off an international uproar over the alleged leak of private Facebook user data lost his job years ago in the office of former Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff, in large part because he was pushing a nascent form of the controversial data-harvesting technique, says ...
The university's president, Michael Ignatieff, said that this was a "line in the sand" and would be the first time since World War Two that a European democracy had forced a university to close. But Mr Kovacs, speaking at the Hungarian embassy in London, gave no indication that the dispute was about to be ...

“For democracies to work,” Michael Ignatieff, the political theorist and former leader of the Liberal party of Canada, wrote a few years ago, “politicians need to respect the difference between an enemy and an adversary. An adversary is someone you want to defeat. An enemy is someone you have to destroy.
Over the years that the Liberals were out of power they had two leaders: Stefan Dion, a diplomat and Michael Ignatieff, an author and an academic. When unsuccessful in their quest for power they reverted to Justin Trudeau all because his name was Trudeau. His qualifications for leader were part-time ...
“Our university is proud to have secured reaccreditation here in Hungary, where we belong,” the president and rector of the Central European University, Michael Ignatieff, said in a statement. The university became a focus last year of a broad campaign against Mr. Soros by the right-wing government of ...
Over the years scores of writers, artists and scientists have appeared at the Finchley Road store including Israeli writer Amos Oz and Canadian author Michael Ignatieff. Explaining how his shop thrived in the face of “huge changes” with the onset of online retailers and ebooks, Mr Joseph said: “You've got to ...
In 2011, she called Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff “Igaffi,” on Twitter, a reference to Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi. Last summer, she was the only MP to vote against a government motion reaffirming support for the Paris Agreement. In a short speech to party members in Barry's Bay on Saturday, Coates ...
Zijn de universele mensenrechten op hun retour? Dat beeld rijst op uit het boek Gewone Deugden van de Canadese oud-politicus en denker Michael Ignatieff. Mensen geven niet zoveel om mensen waar ze zich niet in herkennen. Ze maken zich meer druk over zaken dicht bij huis dan over universele ...
Michael Ignatieff thought so and he nearly destroyed the Liberal Party. In 2018, it means a dilettante can manage a rich, diverse jurisdiction such as Ontario, with no legislative or cabinet experience. Poseurs fall apart. Caroline Kennedy, who also had a famous father and went to Harvard, dropped her ...
Budapest, the capital of Hungary, is the centre of a debate that is roiling Europe. Who belongs here and can diverse ethnic and religious communities live together? Some of these questions are being raised by unlikely people. Michael Ignatieff is one of the world's leading intellectuals, having taught at ...
“We are all moral code writers,” writes Michael Ignatieff in his new book, The Ordinary Virtues. Ignatieff, a writer, politician, academic, ex-journalist, and former head of Canada's Liberal Party, has turned his restless gaze to cities, which he sees as the essential sites of this moral and ethical work. Urbanists ...
For a man once convicted of trying to kill a politician, Jaspal Atwal seems to have had little trouble getting his picture taken with MPs, cabinet ministers and Liberal party leaders, including Justin Trudeau. Atwal — convicted in 1986 of the attempted assassination of an Indian state cabinet minister visiting ...
... B.C. There are photos of him with Trudeau and Sukh Dhaliwal, another Liberal MP from B.C.'s Lower Mainland. On Atwal's personal Facebook page, there are photos of him with hockey star Wayne Gretzky, former Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff, and a long-haired Trudeau before he was prime minister.

Over the years scores of writers, artists and scientists have appeared at the Finchley Road store including Israeli writer Amos Oz and Canadian author Michael Ignatieff. Explaining how his shop thrived in the face of “huge changes” with the onset of online retailers and ebooks, Mr Joseph said: “You've got to ...
In 2011, she called Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff “Igaffi,” on Twitter, a reference to Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi. Last summer, she was the only MP to vote against a government motion reaffirming support for the Paris Agreement. In a short speech to party members in Barry's Bay on Saturday, Coates ...
For a man once convicted of trying to kill a politician, Jaspal Atwal seems to have had little trouble getting his picture taken with MPs, cabinet ministers and Liberal party leaders, including Justin Trudeau. Atwal — convicted in 1986 of the attempted assassination of an Indian state cabinet minister visiting ...
For me, it's a beautiful sirloin steak.” The slogan comes from the King James Bible: “He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth.” Some historians credit former Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff's great-grandfather, George Monro Grant, for inspiring the words for ...
Michael Ignatieff thought so and he nearly destroyed the Liberal Party. In 2018, it means a dilettante can manage a rich, diverse jurisdiction such as Ontario, with no legislative or cabinet experience. Poseurs fall apart. Caroline Kennedy, who also had a famous father and went to Harvard, dropped her ...
Michael Ignatieff's career can be divided into two halves. For the first, he was a well-known writer and broadcaster, writing an acclaimed biography of Isaiah Berlin in 1998—and contributing regularly to Prospect, among other publications. Then came the rather different second half, where he ended up ...
The book's acknowledgments begin by thanking three Supreme Court of Canada judges, one Ontario Supreme Court chief justice and an Ontario premier. For starters. He says while still in a cell that night he got a supportive message from the leader of the opposition in Ottawa, Michael Ignatieff. So it's a mix ...
Ford mentioned in an interview with CP24 Wednesday that Mulroney lived in the U.S. for years (Ford has also worked in the U.S.), perhaps foreshadowing a campaign strategy not unlike the one federal Conservatives used against Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff in 2011. He was accused of "just visiting" ...
Before they set off, Michael Ignatieff, president and rector of CEU, took to the makeshift stage. “I would like to emphasize that this isn't just about one university,” said the Canadian academic and former politician. “It's about the whole country and the freedom of its citizens to think and learn what they want.
The true story of the author's grandparents, Forgiveness follows Mark Sakamoto's maternal grandfather through capture and imprisonment as a prisoner of war in Japan during the Second World War — all while his paternal grandmother and her Japanese-Canadian family are interned by their own government in Alberta.
... at the centre of every anecdote and who projects universal meaning into trivial interactions with cab drivers and hotel concierges. Michael Ignatieff is exactly not that sort of commentator, and in The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World he has written a book of considerable style and substance.
It was wrong to think that in the wake of the political changes in the 1990s, Hungary would follow the Western ideals of a democratic constitution, a market economy and multiculturalism, said Michael Ignatieff, President of the Budapest-based Central European University (CEU). Viktor Orban in Bavaria ...
“We are all moral code writers,” writes Michael Ignatieff in his new book, The Ordinary Virtues. Ignatieff, a writer, politician, academic, ex-journalist, and former head of Canada's Liberal Party, has turned his restless gaze to cities, which he sees as the essential sites of this moral and ethical work. Urbanists ...
In 2014, as centennial chair for the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, Michael Ignatieff began a three-year project to answer this question. He was determined to take ethical debate beyond boardrooms in New York to in situ dialogue with policymakers, businesspeople, religious leaders ...
Zijn de universele mensenrechten op hun retour? Dat beeld rijst op uit het boek Gewone Deugden van de Canadese oud-politicus en denker Michael Ignatieff. Mensen geven niet zoveel om mensen waar ze zich niet in herkennen. Ze maken zich meer druk over zaken dicht bij huis dan over universele ...
Budapest, the capital of Hungary, is the centre of a debate that is roiling Europe. Who belongs here and can diverse ethnic and religious communities live together? Some of these questions are being raised by unlikely people. Michael Ignatieff is one of the world's leading intellectuals, having taught at ...
Will the grassroots fall under the spell of Mulroney, about whom we know everything and nothing — except that she has lived and worked so much of her adult life in the U.S. (Hello Michael Ignatieff), and has been studiously avoiding major media outlets? To date, her political persona exists primarily as a ...
Michael Ignatieff is a former professor at Harvard University, an expert in European history, who now lives in Hungary. He is at present the president and rector of the Central European University situated in Budapest. Last week, Michael Ignatieff was in Copenhagen to deliver a talk at a conference on ...
New Democratic Party leader Jack Layton, left to right, Bloc Quebecois leader Gilles Duceppe, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff wait for the French language federal election debate in Ottawa on Wednesday, April 13, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick.
In 2006, he split donations to leadership candidates, with $500 to Gerard Kennedy and $140 to Michael Ignatieff. Mr. Cullen (Skeena-Bulkley Valley, B.C.) said the appointment “raises some flags” in the midst of ongoing appointment problems “across the board,” including “massive” delays that have created ...
We are reminded of Michael Ignatieff's powerful response to the government's failure to respond to Hurricane Katrina. He wrote: “A contract of ...
Michael Ignatieff, president of Central European University, recently traveled to Bosnia to write a book on moral virtues, and he interviewed ...
Writers such as Mark Lilla and Michael Ignatieff began a deserved and much-needed recognition of his work. Born in Latvia in 1909, a Jewish ...
After all, it was none other than Jack Layton who destroyed Michael Ignatieff in 2011 by raising his attendance record in the House. “You know ...
Michael Ignatieff's career can be divided into two halves. For the first, he was a well-known writer and broadcaster, writing an acclaimed ...
Critics have said that Poland and Hungary are beginning to diverge from the democratic values espoused by the European Union. Will this lead to a clash with the other members of the EU? In May 2004, 10 new states became members of the EU, including Poland and Hungary, both former Communist ...
In his new book The Ordinary Virtues, the writer and politician Michael Ignatieff reveals the “moral operating systems” that keep cities together.
Many Liberals still feel Coderre stabbed former leader Michael Ignatieff in the front when he quit as Quebec lieutenant and alleged the party was run from Toronto backrooms. In Quebec, Ignatieff never recovered from that burst of friendly fire. Just last month, Coderre used his Twitter feed to dance on the ...
Michael Ignatieff, in case you were wondering where he went, butted into Spain's secession crisis Sunday on CNN. He said Catalonia has no right to independence because they haven't been invaded or bombed. Then he smugly explained how Canada avoided being destroyed by Quebec separatism.
In The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World, Michael Ignatieff aims to take ethics out of the seminar room by examining the role of ...
Michael Ignatieff's career falls into two halves. He is still best known here as a writer and broadcaster. During the 1980s and 1990s, ...
To celebrate the publication of Philip Pullman's The Book of Dust, the follow-up to his His Dark Materials triology, I have devised a quiz.
THE ORDINARY VIRTUES: Moral Order in a Divided World, by Michael Ignatieff. (Harvard, $27.95.) This admirable little book, in which the ...


 

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