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

  • Coyne flips

    In Andrew Coyne’s world, prime ministers talk, but premiers “squawk.”Coyne is the epitome of centralist smug. As a political pundit for Maclean’s ...

  • Scaredy dog

    OK, first things first. Halloween and Mardi Gras are TWO DIFFERENT THINGS! One happens in October, the other in March (or thereabouts).If you see ...

  • Remembering the parkway vigil

    This past Sunday marked the 30th anniversary of the Parkway Protest at Memorial University.On the morning of Oct. 17, 1980, a student named Judy ...

  • Where we’re to

    Do we still live in Newfoundland and Labrador?I fired off an email to the premier’s office and a spokesperson confirmed what I already knew.This ...

  • Thin line between love and hate

    In the halcyon days of 1969 (halcyon, at least, in the drug-soaked minds of the time), John Lennon and Yoko Ono had a meeting with Prime Minister ...

  • 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 ...