Stuart Hertzog

 H E R T Z O G


I think, and sometimes I even write about it.

The polemical essay is a time-honoured way of expressing one’s ideas and views of the world with the intention of influencing social policy. Nowadays, we call this blogging. Here are some of my essays:

On Patience and Detachment

It took a visit to the Tyrell Museum of Palaeontology in Drumheller, Alberta, and Dinosaur Provincial Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, to convince me that taking the long view is the cure for activist anger.

[July 06, 2006]

The Haves and The Have-Nots

There’s a growing gulf between those in our society that have — jobs, income, property, family — and those who have not. And that gulf is widening to include many more formerly middle-class families.

[February 21, 2006]

Welcome to the Corporate Era

The social programs put in place during the Depression have been ripped asunder. It’s every person for themselves and it doesn’t look as though this Corporate Era is going to be a nice time.

[February 21, 2006]