Profile of Russell Wangersky

Russell Wangersky is TC Media’s Atlantic Regional columnist. He can be reached at russell.wangersky@tc.tc. His column appears on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays in Transcontinental’s daily papers.

All articles of Russell Wangersky

  • Thin-skinned? It's all the rage

    If there's one truth in politics, it's that governments - and particularly cabinets - take their cues from the king. Cabinets mimic the style of ...

  • Enough elections - let's start governing

    This is not a new lament. At least, it's not a new lament right now. It's become almost seasonal, one that crops up every time the barrens leaves ...

  • Try a fresh perspective

    No politics this week, so if your taste turns towards the latest contretemps in the most recent verbal slap from one politician to the other, or ...

  • In no time, they'll be hooked - again

    Provincial governments love to keep up with the Joneses - and nowhere is that clearer than when revenue is at stake. As soon as video lottery ...

  • Tired of bloated logic

    It's stealing a term from somewhere else, but why is it that councillors and mayors don't consider the concept of right-sizing? Across this ...

  • Things that go bump in the night

    The most I ever saw all at once was five, and that was on the Northern Peninsula, about half an hour - maybe less - outside St. Anthony. It was ...

  • Beware the rural/urban divide

    Break something down far enough and you find yourself in a theoretical universe that eventually has no connection to the way things really work. ...

  • Beware the rural/urban divide

    Break something down far enough and you find yourself in a theoretical universe that eventually has no connection to the way things really work. ...

  • For those in peril...

    Sunday, the waves were breaking large on the eastern coast of the province. Large enough that, eating a handful of partridge berries fresh from ...

  • The good life

    Above Carbonear last Monday, the wind was ripping across the ground and out onto the water with that decisive, steady breath that really lets you ...