Russell Wangersky: the nature of policy

Russell Wangersky: the nature of policy

Sometimes there's more to news than what catches the eye. Russell Wangersky, the Opinions 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.

Is small the new big?

Updated on April 22, 2014 - Every now any then, evolutionary science gives you a good kick in the obvious.

Time to put the gifts on pause?

Updated on April 22, 2014 - The post-Easter chocolate haze is probably dissipating by the time you read this, a sugar high that might only be exceeded by that...

Martha Muzychka

Now Wright might spill his story

Updated on April 19, 2014 - The RCMP has cleared Nigel Wright of any criminal wrongdoing in the Mike Duffy Senate expense scandal.


Randy Simms

Ukraine: stupidity in action

Updated on April 19, 2014 - It’s all too easy to imagine the high-level meeting in Kyiv where the Ukrainian government decided on its next move. It probably...

Gwynne Dyer

Even turnips get a week

Updated on April 21, 2014 - Three years ago, Mary Walsh, one of Newfoundland and Labrador’s most prolific comediennes, appeared on CBC’s “George...


Patrick Butler


Updated on April 19, 2014 - There it is again. I hear it frequently, several times a day, even though the sound’s so strange for a St. John’s neighbourhood.

Russell Wangersky

Justin time

Updated on April 19, 2014 - How are the mighty fallen! These are destined to be the iconic words that mark this last brief period in our political history....


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