The Russian Album


Ignatieff’s roots, immigrant and otherwise

The Conservative response to a recent Liberal video, in which Michael Ignatieff talks about his Russian father coming to Canada, has been posted on here and here. Obviously, the Tory line that Ignatieff’s immigrant roots count for less because he descends from Russian aristocracy is an example of the crudest partisan spin.


In hairier times

CBC digs up a clip of Michael Ignatieff on Midday in 1987 discussing The Russian Album. The decision to match a grey suit, blue shirt and green tie was certainly daring.



Book Review: Michael Ignatieff’s ‘True Patriot Love’

Iggy addresses the question that has puzzled so many