Michael Welton

Dr. Michael Welton is a professor at the University of Athabasca. He is the author of Designing the Just Learning Society: a Critical Inquiry.

Art of the Monstrous: Burtynsky and the Anthropocene

Medieval Europe: Power and Splendor

The Fate of Yemen’s Baha’is

A Wake-Up Call to the Canadian Left

Infusing Civil Society With Hope for a Better World

Payam Akhavan’s Search for a Better World

Confronting Militarism is Early Twentieth Century Canada: the Woman’s International League for Peace and Freedom

Pedagogical Advice for Perilous Times

Violet McNaughton: the Mighty Mite Reformer From Saskatchewan

Building Occupational Security and Citizenship in the Age of Precarious

Disordering the World: the Rise of Neo-Liberalism

1980s: From Star Wars to the End of the Cold War

Participatory Democracy Requires Transformed Personalities

Henri Nouwen and Rembrandt’s Prodigal Son

Making Sense of Identity

Terror in the Name of God


Baha’is and Collective Decision-Making

Faith and the World: the Baha’i Vision

The Beautiful Iconoclast: Remembering Andre Gorz

Education for Knocking Things Down

Irreducible Orientations: Habermas’s Knowledge and Human Interests

Terry Eagleton: the Cheeky Marxist

Is History a Tale Full of Sound and Fury, Signifying Nothing?

Habermas’ Contentious Concept: the Linguistification of the Sacred

Habermas on the Function of Religion in the Social Evolution of Humankind

Faith and Reason in the Post-Secular Age

Anthony Giddens and the Emergence of Life Politics

Vaclav Havel and the Power of the Powerless

Jurgen Habermas, the Last Philosophe

Lenin, Putin and Me

World Out of Joint: Wolfgang Streeck’s Vision of the End of Capitalism

Why the French Hate the Headscarf

Can Buddhism Save the World?

Unholy Alliance: Christian Zionists and the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict

The Age of Stupid: Intrepid Teaching in a World on Speed

The Vexing Presence of Religion in Public Life

American Nightmare: the Depravity of Neoliberalism

Yahweh is Not Exactly Politically Correct

Return of the Demonized: a Great Catastrophic Earthquake Has Erupted

Information is Everywhere and Everywhere We are Ignorant

Stolen Fire: the Future of Democracy in the Age of Network Technology

The Jagged Aftermath of Harper’s Defeat

The Scarcity of Hope in a Damaged World

Junior Partner of Empire: Why Canada’s Foreign Policy Isn’t What You Think

Dare to Know! The Enlightenment Imaginary

On the Campaign Trail with Harperman

Opium of the People? The Religious Heritage of Karl Marx and the Frankfurt School

Canada’s Arrogant Autocrat: the Rogue Politics of Stephen Harper

The Conversable World: Finding a Compass in Post-9/11 Times