The accord’s specific language about ‘distinct society’ was new, but the reality it sought to reflect was not
Jun 29, 2015
If you believe everything you read, technology will soon eliminate our need to work – and leave us all in misery
Jun 26, 2015
Its politicians and people have come together to bring down the Confederate flag, but significant racial divisions remain
Jun 24, 2015
The Pope sees only capitalism’s warts in Laudato Si, not the human ingenuity that flourishes under it
Jun 22, 2015
There is a broad consensus that quantitative easing boosted asset prices, especially stocks, and that near-zero interest rates have sustained the run. Now the debate shifts to whether the trickle-down impact of this wealth effect generated the increases in aggregate demand and consumer spending that the Fed was banking on
Jun 19, 2015
It’s unlikely a different voting system can fix declining voter turnout
Jun 18, 2015
The unprecedented ‘sorting’ of the Canadian electorate along right-left lines began with the Reform Party’s 1993 breakthrough
Jun 15, 2015
Greece needs to reach a deal with its creditors before the June 30 deadline or be forced to default and abandon the euro for a new currency, and potentially move into the orbit of Russia or China, an outcome that sends chills up European leaders’ spines
Jun 12, 2015
Monetizing your access to the rich and powerful people you cover or interview is about the most egregious ethical sin a journalist can make
Jun 10, 2015
We are entering the ‘framing’ phase of the federal election campaign as the parties trot out their plans to help the middle class
Jun 08, 2015
Columnist Konrad Yakabuski writes on politics, policy and business for The Globe and Mail’s Comment section and Report on Business. He was a 2014 National Newspaper Award finalist in the column writing category.
Konrad previously worked as The Globe's chief U.S. political writer, based in Washington, covering all aspects of the American political scene up to and including the 2012 presidential election campaign.
Prior to joining the Washington bureau in 2009, he was based in The Globe's Montreal bureau and wrote on Quebec business, politics and culture for more than a decade. Before that, he worked as a political reporter at Le Devoir. He began his journalism career at the Toronto Star.
Konrad holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from McGill University and a Master of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of British Columbia.