This is not really a full post, but one is coming very soon, probably tomorrow. I just wanted to share a very interesting editorial piece that appeared in the Toronto Star this weekend. Back in April, I wrote about how people want to maintain the rights inherent in citizenship without fulfilling any of the duties. Read my post here. The opinion piece, by Edmund Pries, centres on the trend of transforming “citizens” into “taxpayers”. He says it better than I could - this is exactly what I was talking about.
Read the article here: “Taxpayers vs. Citizens”