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Adam A. Donaldson

Adam A. Donaldson

In addition to writing his weekly political column for GuelphToday, Adam A. Donaldson writes and manages Guelph Politico, frequently writes for Nerd Bastards and sometimes has to do less cool things for a paycheque.

Recent Work by Adam A.

Civic pride is more than just a hashtag

Civic pride is more than just a hashtag

This week's Market Squared considers the reasons why #GuelphProud needed to be retired beyond the existence of that certain group.
It can happen here

It can happen here

This week on Market Squared, we take a diversion from local affairs and talk about current events in the U.S. and how we should see them as shadows of things that may be
New Year's revelations and resolutions

New Year's revelations and resolutions

This week's Market Squared looks back at the revelations of 2020, and makes some resolution suggestions for 2021.
It shouldn't take a demolition order to say 'I love you'

It shouldn't take a demolition order to say 'I love you'

This week on Market Squared, we will ponder why, when it comes to our cultural heritage, it seems like we don't know what we've got till it's (almost) gone
The unending struggle to make room for everyone

The unending struggle to make room for everyone

This week's Market Squared, we will look at how the pandemic hasn't forced us to change our assumptions about housing (even though it should)
That wasn't such a chore now, was it?

That wasn't such a chore now, was it?

This week's Market Squared talks about the contentious debate that drove the development of what turned out to be a good news budget.
The city budget tells us what we value most

The city budget tells us what we value most

This week's Market Squared talks about what really matters about a budget behind the numbers.
Thoughts on a budget (2020 edition)

Thoughts on a budget (2020 edition)

This week's Market Squared considers the budget issue no one is talking about, how we can get more people to understand it.
There's no need to plan for transit growth when you don't want it to grow

There's no need to plan for transit growth when you don't want it to grow

This week's Market Squared engages in the dark cynicism of a city that pretends to want more transit but does everything in can to sabotage it
The ouroboros shaped city council discussion predictably eats itself

The ouroboros shaped city council discussion predictably eats itself

This week's Market Squared is still shocked about the utterly predictable lockjaw council got about reorganizing itself.