The Unpenetrated Problem of Pierre Trudeau

Zink, Lubor J.
June 1982
National Review;6/25/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p751
The article focuses on the career of Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. He is regarded as an ideologically motivated prime minister and has the public image of the longest-serving current head of government in the Western world. He is an advocate of participatory democracy but supports Marxist liberation wars except within the Soviet orbit. There is discussion on the career history of Trudeau and his political philosophy. With his constitutional renewal, his blatantly socialist budget and his National Energy Policy, he is attempting to radically restructure the country's market economy and liberal democracy.


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