Letter to the Editor: Reply to Paul Wells interview with David Johnston

The recent Macleans of Sept 18 had an interview of David Johnston by Paul Wells.

Based on that interview I sent the following letter to Macleans’ editors.

I have heard nothing from them and suspect they will ignore this letter.

I know it’s not easy to get letters accepted, especially if the editors have a […]

UofW Bridges Lecture on Mathematics and Democracy, 7:30pm on 27 Feb 2015

Hi Waterloo Fair Voters: This coming Friday, 27 February 2015 there’s an interesting lecture on “Mathematics and Democracy” at the University of Waterloo that may interest some of you.

Sometimes I get carried away, and pay more attention to the mechanics of voting systems than the political change we’re trying to effect. I think […]

On Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela in 2008

Hello Fair Voting Friends,

By now everyone is aware that one the great world figures of the 20th century, Nelson Mandela passed away yesterday.

His passing was expected, he had been ill for a while but his passing gives one cause to think of who he was and his enormous legacy. […]