Why are we still talking about Trudeau’s Christmas vacation this close to Easter?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Aga Khan meet in Ottawa May 17, 2016.  Photograph courtesy of the PMO By ANGELO PERSICHILLI March 27, 2017 THE HILL TIMES   Defending the spending habits of Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is not the best topic for a former director of communications of Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper. … Continue reading Why are we still talking about Trudeau’s Christmas vacation this close to Easter?

Perché le bugie di Trump funzionano? Perché la politica è stata sempre così

Di ANGELO PERSICHILLI  (English version) THE HILL TIMES March 20, 2017 Il Globe and Mail ha scritto la scorsa settimana un editoriale dal titolo “Donald Trump mente continuamente. Perché con lui funziona?” Semplice, perché le bugie in politica hanno sempre funzionato. In politica, la linea di demarcazione tra bugia e verità è sparita da tempo e, per … Continue reading Perché le bugie di Trump funzionano? Perché la politica è stata sempre così

Why lies work with Trump? Because lies always work in politics

By ANGELO PERSICHILLI THE HILL TIMES (March 20, 2017) (Versione italiana) TORONTO—The Globe and Mail wrote an editorial last week with the headline, “Donald Trump lies constantly. Why is it working for him? Lies work with Trump because lies in politics always work. In politics, the demarcation line between truth and lies faded a long time ago, … Continue reading Why lies work with Trump? Because lies always work in politics

What does it mean to be on the left?

'There is not much room to the left of the Liberal Party without risking going completely off the spectrum and out of the discussion altogether.’ Sid Ryan, former president of the Ontario Federation of Labour.  (VINCE TALOTTA / TORONTO STAR) | Order this photo   By Angelo Persichilli Politics TORONTO STAR Fri., March 17, 2017 Should the … Continue reading What does it mean to be on the left?

The leader has the right to express preferences for local candidates

By Angelo Persichilli The Hill Times (March 13, 2017) The Trudeau Liberals have been called hypocrites lately because of their meddling in the democratic process to nominate local candidates. Is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a hypocrite? According to the political rhetoric and some statements made by the Liberals during the last campaign and before, the … Continue reading The leader has the right to express preferences for local candidates

Pasquale e compare Giovanni

Ci eravamo illusi con “Mani pulite”, si erano prese in considerazioni anche le sparate folcloristiche di Umberto Bossi e la sua Roma Ladrona, è arrivato il Movimento di Grillo che ha riacceso le speranze danneggiate poi dai reflussi della mafia romana, personalmente avevo creduto anche in Matteo Renzi, che continuo a rispettare, ma quando le … Continue reading Pasquale e compare Giovanni