Why Shelley Carroll Didn’t Run for Mayor

The following is an expanded version of an article that appears in the Winter 2011 issue of Spacing magazine. After Adam Giambrone... Read More

Rob Ford: Government is for the Wealthy

Two weeks ago, Rob Ford succeeded in his longtime quest to rid City Council meetings of modest, taxpayer-funded refreshments. The... Read More

Miller vs. Ford: Who Excluded Whom?

Comparing the geographic representation of Miller’s and Ford’s Executive Committees. Pretend there’s an asterisk in... Read More

That time Rob Ford voted to create Transit City

Tuesday morning, at a Queen’s Park media scrum, Mayor Rob Ford declared, “As you know, there was never a vote on council... Read More

G20: Mayor breeds new generation of cynics

“The Toronto Police Service, with very little lead time, I think did a job that can only be described as extremely professional... Read More

Why the Rob Ford “fat fuck” video was put online

City spokesperson Brad Ross (now with the TTC) pleads with Rob Ford to give up his chase after Globe columnist John Barber. On... Read More

Smitherman to Curb Your Bike Lanes, Enthusiasm

At his Transportation Policy Launch / $250-a-plate fundraiser on Friday, George Smitherman delivered a 3251-word speech.  (I’m... Read More

There is no poll that puts Rob Ford in first place

As though you hadn’t already figured that one out, huh? When even Toronto Life headlines a blog post “Non-existent poll... Read More

What condition Ford’s contrition is in

Yesterday afternoon, Rob Ford apologized to Dieter Doneit-Henderson, an HIV-positive gay man, for his well-documented 2006 remarks... Read More