Duncan Cameron

Columnists
Apr 11, 2017
Photo: IS1 Kenneth Moll, USS Cape St. George via Matt Morgan/flickr

It's bombs away for the U.S., again

As a rule, not long after taking office, U.S. presidents authorize overseas bombing. Donald Trump has just attacked Syria and his "global leadership" has met with approval from NATO states.
Columnists
Mar 22, 2016

Why a centrist NDP is not an option

Political parties of the left exist to reverse the prevailing balance of political forces, not sell out the weaker groups. When a party such as the NDP forgets why it exists, its constituents desert.
Columnists
Jun 30, 2009

Science without politics

The grandfather of American climate change research got himself arrested June 23 in West Virginia. James Hansen wants to see an immediate moratorium on building new coals mines.
Columnists
Jun 23, 2009

Quebec celebrates

Quebec celebrates its national holiday on June 24, and the French language is the hero of the party. The origins of La Saint-Jean as a national event go back 175 years.
Columnists
Jun 16, 2009

The deficit card

Newly elected NDP premier Darrell Dexter was reported as being concerned about the size of the Nova Scotia government deficit. What should we fear from deficits?
Columnists
Jun 9, 2009

Harper time

Canadians are not about to see a federal election. Neither partner in the informal Liberal-Conservative alliance that dominates the House of Commons has a reason to provoke an election.
Columnists
Jun 2, 2009

Revitalizing the common good

If it were enough to look ahead, and recognize the next occasion to reach out, and build support, politics would be a manageable activity. But more is required of our leaders than being good managers.
Columnists
May 19, 2009

A new world is necessary

The current economic crisis raises two questions. What went wrong? What can be done about it? There is a facile answer to the first question. Capitalism is crisis prone.
Columnists
May 5, 2009

Liberals undermine the unemployed

Coming out of the Liberal convention, Michael Ignatieff declared he was ready to put concrete proposals on the table to reform Employment Insurance. Hold the applause.
Columnists
Apr 28, 2009

Bringing the curtain down on Harper

Coming out of Vancouver, with the choice for leader ratified by delegates, the Liberals will be looking for the right time to bring down the Conservative government, and force an election.
Columnists
Apr 14, 2009

Liberals hiding out on the economy

Canada faces its most severe economic crisis since the 1930s, and the Liberal Party -- the official opposition -- says nothing about what needs to be done to improve the economy.
Columnists
Apr 7, 2009

$12.8 trillion and counting

Bloomberg News estimates $12.8 trillion as the amount of financial support already given by the U.S. authorities to its banking system -- where are the improvements?

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