[Air-L] Air-L Digest, Vol 39, Issue 10
margieborschke at iinet.net.au
Tue Oct 9 15:54:32 PDT 2007
On 10/10/2007, at 6:34 AM, air-l-request at listserv.aoir.org wrote:
> For instance we don't have the same background of
> libertarianism in Canada. We like our good government, peace and
Nice use of the 1960s cultural myth of Canada. The liberal party lost
hold of government in the last election because of a corruption
scandal. Money has a huge, often corrupting influence on politics in
most countries. Canada is no exception.
Libertarianism has had many guises in Canada from the Western wing of
the conservatives to the more left-leaning folks who were behind the
(about-to-be turned-back) reforms in laws around the prohibition of
marijuana. (Mark Emory is nothing if not a libertarian.)
> I will listen to his interview but I like to offer the above warning.
> I did learn a lot reading his book but that was his technical
> analysis which was a bit of a help even if borrowed and inaccurate.
Missing the point of a lot of Lessig's work if you accuse him of
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