Nov 25, 2016

The threat of Trump isn't Trump

The true danger of Trump isn't the man himself -- it's capable, malign people insinuating themselves under his umbrella and pursuing their own ambitions.
Feb 4, 2014
Photo: flickr/Blurgle

How the right-wing wins

Stig Harvor
To succeed in affecting change, you need to influence the media. Canadian media is increasingly owned and concentrated in the hands of large corporations promoting their own interests.
Feb 26, 2013

Stop 'Fox News North'

Jeremy Waiser
The CRTC could make us all pay for American-style right-wing media as part of our cable packages -- unless we stop them.
May 8, 2012

François Hollande's Socialist France

Masses of people thronged Place de la Bastille -- symbolically representative of the French revolution -- to cheer the electoral victory May 6 of French Socialist Party candidate François Hollande.
Apr 24, 2012

Europe counts in French elections

France, which for decades has been split between left and right, with Presidential elections being decided 51 to 49 per cent on that basis, now is also splitting over attitudes towards Europe.
Apr 10, 2012

What a Wildrose victory may mean for Saskatchewan

Simon Enoch
For Saskatchewan, a Wildrose victory has the very real potential to significantly accelerate the implementation of neo-liberal economic policy and a de-regulatory regime.
Jan 31, 2012
Photo: Mike Barber/Flickr

Global corporate power and the decay of Canada

Chris Hedges
What happened to Canada? It used to be the country we would flee to if life in the U.S. became unpalatable. Universal health care. A good record on the environment. But that was the old Canada.
Jan 25, 2012

Conservatism in North America

Two recent articles on conservatism are worth considering: Cory Robin's insightful articulation of the classic progressive critique of the right and Stephen Hayward's thoughtful self-critique.
Dec 19, 2011

How Stephen Harper is creating a new Canada

Gerry Caplan
Stephen Harper first became Prime Minister in 2006 and has already dramatically transformed the old Canada. But with no election due for four more years, we ain't seen nothing yet.
Dec 10, 2011

American conservatives create their own reality

Gerry Caplan
It is really only by appreciating the concept of creating your own reality that the deranged -- yet frighteningly effective -- escapades of the Republican Party can be remotely understood.


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