Canada’s Parliament overwhelmingly gave its approval to a motion proposed by Stephen Harper, the Conservative prime minister, to recognise French-speaking Quebec as “a nation within a united Canada”. Canada (1) | Nation bidding | Economist.com
In other news, I’m ending my e-mail subscription to The Economist. It’s part of my recent personal mandate to trim my attentional sails. They’re fraying at the edges and tearing at the seams.
I’m a scholar now, right? Time to get