I'd have fired James Comey too. The guy is delusional, grandiose and a drama queen (who does that remind you of?). The former FBI director thinks it's all about him.
Most Canadians watching the U.S. presidential race were astonished to see Donald Trump emerge as serious contender for high office, let alone become the presumptive Republican nominee.
The urge to identify symbolically with some larger group runs wide: countries, faiths, "races," Ford nation, Leafs nation. What makes identity so compelling?
Sociologist Robert Putnam's new book offers a diagnosis of what has gone wrong in his homeland, documenting the decline of the American dream -- diminishing social mobility as a result of inequality.
It's delightful how change -- of an encouraging sort -- happens. Just when you thought TV was an eternal cesspool, along comes this year's Emmys with its fine array.
To the extent that national character exists, what accounts for it? How does the experience of occupying -- or of being occupied -- shape the development of a national personality?
We keep count: over three recent days, U.S. media reports on Rob Ford were mentioned 200 times in Canada and 700 times in the U.S. That's reports of reports, not the story itself.
Robert Redford's latest film "All is Lost" asks: how does a man survive when he loses all of the illusions and accoutrements that keep him afloat?
In order to understand human nature in our era we have to understand the form that it takes in the USA, because it is that conception that shapes, pressures and appeals in our globalizing world.
In today's article, I outline the constraints that Regis Debray believes undermine the long-run prospects for Western hegemony.