Un cadeau pour la vie

A Gift for life Originally written in French. It all started while I was training to complete my first marathon. My father’s best friend, who had sport running through his veins, told me that what I was doing was nothing less than a gift to myself for life. That devoting part of your days to […]

L’espoir des autres

The hope of others Originally written in French. The guest professor at the Université de Montréal’s 2013 Political Science Summer School and I shared a common experience in our early twenties that would leave a lasting impression. We had respectively fallen deep into American politics as we witnessed the meteoric rise of a charismatic young […]

Faire l’histoire

Making History Originally written in French. In a book that has just been published, two reformers of the American justice system make the case for “gradualism”, an approach to public policy that supports more modest policies deployed in stages to bring about significant changes in society. Can we afford the gradualist approach to mental health […]