Michael Taube, a columnist with Troy Media and Loonie Politics, was a speechwriter for former Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper. He holds an MSc in comparative politics from the London School of Economics.
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Books November 2017
The giant of Lilliput
A review of Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel by John Stubbs.
Books September 2016
Poor Richard abroad
A review of Benjamin Franklin in London: The British Life of America's Founding Father (Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-C) by George Goodwin.
Books June 2015
Brothers of invention
A review of The Wright Brothers by David Mccullough.
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Aug 25, 2022
Privateers for American freedom
A review of Rebels at Sea: Privateering in the American Revolution by Eric Jay Dolin.
Mar 19, 2021
Here we are once again
On the influential puppet show Kukla, Fran and Ollie.
Jun 02, 2020
The pleasures of “Asterix”
On the long-running comic-strip series.