Profile of Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson is The Telegram's Commentary Editor. You can reach Peter at pjackson@thetelegram.com

All articles of Peter Jackson

  • Of guns and citizenship

    “Farmers, hunters, sport shooters and other firearms owners … are treated as suspect, as second-class citizens, their only crime being that they ...

  • Hate-filled worms invade Big Apple

    My wife and I visited New York’s Ground Zero in April 2004. It was a big open hole surrounded by a tall chain-link fence. The fence was still ...

  • Beware the self-appointed preacher

    There is no God. British physicist Stephen Hawking has confirmed it. In his new book, “The Grand Design,” Hawking argues that the law of gravity ...

  • Newfoundland should pay up

    If you argue that, in principle, the polluter should pay, you can hardly justify expropriating a company’s assets and not coming up with ...

  • The two faces of power talks

    Its elusiveness makes it so. It’s been talked about and pursued for decades, but no one has so far been able to get it off the ground.Former ...

  • Mahone Bay reverie

    It’s a sunny day, hot but not sweltering. I’m with a trio of white-haired women, one of them my wife, another my cousin and the third a capable ...

  • Summertime blues

    I’ve always been more struck by the image than the technique. It depicts well-dressed socialites relaxing on the tree-strewn shores of the River ...

  • No questions, please

    It’s been building at a slow creep, but authorities are now raising red flags about a new environmental hazard.The threat? Unanswered ...

  • Playing to the paranoid

    The federal government’s scrapping of the mandatory long census form last week may not have been the most catastrophic move in Canadian politics, ...

  • A piece of the action

    But he wasn't the shiniest Gucci in the closet. Didn't have the smarts to make it as a made guy Vinnie was small potatoes. Started out stealing ...