Ford and Duffy; Can’t Be Missed Because They’re Obese

Obesity; making its mark on politics
Rahman Mohamed

Today, Canada is at the centre of the world’s attention because major scandalous political dramas are playing out, day-by-day.  Not just because of the size of the scandals but size of those involved.

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Tweets from the Top

Rahman Mohamed
The digital voice of those who lead Canada

Once upon a time (not too long ago), from a land not too far away (England), Canada was ruled by an all-powerful monarch. With so many subjects and so little power to contact everyone, it was pretty hard to keep in touch.

Today, Canada’s led by Canadians—people elected by the people to rule the people. But how in touch are they with those they rule? At this very moment Canadian leaders can communicate with their Followers as rulers in no other era ever could: Twitter.

With a simple Tweet (instead of tying a scroll on the legs of a Canada goose or a loon that nips your thumbs), the rulers can send messages to anyone they wish in Canada or the world. But how many of Canada’s great leaders are really taking advantage of the voice of this new bird without wings? And how?
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Stephen Harper and Democracy

Rahman Mohamed
first published January 2013 in MacMedia, Volume 18, Issue 4

After a Conservative Prime Minister was elected by Canadians and began the democratic process in the Great White North 255 years ago, it seems that there’s finally another Conservative Prime Minister who has completed the Conservatives’ hidden agenda: end democracy in Canada. Continue reading