ETROSTATE?: Our overdeveloped sense of prosperity may be the cause of our underdeveloped sense of democracy

Urquhart, Ian
October 2010
Alberta Views;Oct2010, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p27
The article focuses on the impact of the petroleum industry in Alberta on its economic and financial situation. Petroleum is considered as the main cause for the wealth of the province. It notes that the province's petrostate charge tends to ignore the potential strength of its public life. It points out that the secrecy of its government is impossible to understand if its petroleum protection effort is unseen.


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