It is easy to see that American democracy often makes mistakes in the choice of men to whom it entrusts power, but it is not so easy to say why the state prospers in their hands. ~Alexis de Tocqueville, from Democracy in America
Original Artwork by Carol Matthews
AUTHOR: Carol Matthews
Carol Matthews has worked as a social worker, community worker, and Dean of Human Services and Community Education at Malaspina University-College (now Vancouver Island University) between 1988 and 1999. In 1999, she was awarded the Association of Community Colleges National Award for Excellence in Leadership. In addition to teaching and consulting activities, she has served as a director on a number of local and provincial boards and committees. In 2008 she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters Degree from Vancouver Island University (VIU). In 2012, was awarded the Order of B.C. in recognition of achievement and commitment to her local community, and in January of 2013, she was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Her author's page on Oolichan Books : https://www.oolichan.com/oolichan/author-carol-matthews.