The sovereignty of the nation-state is diminishing with neo-liberal policies that emphasize the growth and predominance of the private sector over the public. Do you agree that national sovereignty, both domestically and internationally, is diminishing? Why or why not?
While the public domain of society can be regulated via the Canadian charter, it is much harder for the state to regulate the actions of the private arena. Do you think our charter and laws, and the role of our judiciary should be extended to apply to the private domain, considering its growing role of the private sector in managing what was once under the public domain? Why or why not?