U.S. politics

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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.
Blog
Jul 23, 2011

Appreciating Stephen Harper, kind of

Gerry Caplan
Nothing makes me appreciate Stephen Harper more than the moral corruption that characterizes political life in the nations to which Canada is closest: the U.S., Britain and France.
Podcast
Jun 29, 2011

Class dismissed: Justices against justice

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
Class action lawsuits have been taking a beating by SCOTUS, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas continues with some ethically challenging practices, Obama ignores the War Powers Act, plus divorce!
Blog
Jun 4, 2011

Toronto welcomes a beloved war criminal

Gerry Caplan
Let's say you were looking for some escape from the daily grind on a gorgeous spring evening. Some Torontonians might want to go hear a real live accused war criminal, who's been invited to town.
Blog
Feb 28, 2011

Ronald Reagan at 100

Gerry Caplan
The centennial of Ronald Reagan's birthday this month sparked reverential commemorations across the United States.
Podcast
Feb 25, 2011

Labour pains and DOMA doom

I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!
The assault on unions ramps up even more in the U.S. but this time labour and friends break out a can of democracy and Obama defends human rights by attacking the Defence of Marriage Act.

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