The Canadian Manifesto by Conrad BlackThe Canadian Manifesto by Conrad Black

The Canadian Manifesto

byConrad Black

Hardcover | April 30, 2019

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?The bell tolls for us, and the world, for once, will listen. It is our turn,? writes Conrad Black in this scintillating manifesto for how Canada can achieve an exalted role in world affairs. For over 400 years we have toiled in the shadows of our potential and achieved an indifferent recognition among other nations. Chipper, patient, and courteous, we have pursued an improbable destiny as a splendid nation in the northern section of the new world, a demi-continent of relatively good and ably self-governing people, but most would agree we have neither developed a vivid national personality nor realized our true potential. Our main chance, writes Black, is now before us and it is not in the usual realms of military or economic dominance. With the rest of the West engaged in a sterile and platitudinous left-right tug of war, Canada has the opportunity to lead the advanced world to its next stage of development in the arts of government. By transforming itself into a controlled and sensible public policy laboratory, it can forge new solutions to the tiresome problems besetting welfare, education, health care, foreign policy, and other governmental sectors the world over, and make an enormous contribution to the welfare of mankind. Canada has no excuse not to lead in this field, argues Black, who offers nineteen visionary policy proposals of his own. ?This is the destiny, and the vocation, Canada could have, not in the next century, but in the next five years of imaginative government.?
Conrad Black is the author of widely acclaimed biographies of Maurice Duplessis, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Richard Nixon. He was for many years the head of the Argus, Hollinger, and Telegraph Newspaper groups. Black is a financier, and a columnist in the National Post, which he founded, and the National Review Online. He is also the a...
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Title:The Canadian ManifestoFormat:HardcoverDimensions:190 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:April 30, 2019Publisher:The Sutherland House Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1999439554

ISBN - 13:9781999439552

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