Profile of Russell Wangersky

Sometimes there's more to news than what catches the eye. Russell Wangersky, the Editor of The Telegram , reports on the seen and unseen each Tuesday and Saturday in his column. You can reach Russell at rwanger@thetelegram.com

All articles of Russell Wangersky

  • Simplicity’s sweet serenade

    Later, walking the Cape Breton road in the complete and pitch dark, eyes dazzled by occasional cars, then crossing the highway bridge over the ...

  • Thoughts on living in a golden age

    The company has correctly pointed out that, in a sentence where I said it “had hauled in $439 million in profits, (primarily from ...

  • Wasted hours and wasted days

    Why? Because more and more, going to the House of Assembly seems to be a waste of time, a place where hearing your own voice is far more ...

  • Too big to fail?

    It is taking millions of dollars of taxpayers’ money that’s simply handed over in giant chunks by the provincial government, and its footprint in ...

  • Too close for comfort

    Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro will sign a contract with Nalcor, the province’s energy firm, agreeing to buy a set amount of power from the ...

  • More to the story than pride and glory

    Other people’s sacrifices are transformed in our “long and proud military history” and the nasty whole-scale slaughter of an entire generation ...

  • At a loss

    It’s a different level of stratosphere. For awhile, you’re slightly aware that people are passing away, but they tend to be famous people you’ve ...

  • Politics: now virtually consequence-free

    And when, exactly, is the last time you heard about that happening?Now, politicians caught with their hands in the cookie jar or the drug deal ...

  • Now for something completely different

    Or the Senate: I could wax ineloquent on how quickly people on all sides of the debate, when they have an end in sight, decide that ethics don’t ...

  • Keep your eyes on those spies

    This time, it was Spain and Japan. Details in the Spanish newspaper El Mundo outline the NSA’s bugging of 60 million phone calls in Spain in a ...