A battle is being waged by Republicans -- not against each other, but against American voters. Across the U.S. state legislatures and governors are pushing laws to restrict access to the voting booth.
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.
The attempt to shift cultural values is not a distraction from "real" struggles. Climate change, by putting us on a firm deadline, can serve as the catalyst for a social and ecological transformation.
Back when Barack Obama was still just a U.S. senator running for president, he told a group of donors in a New Jersey suburb, "Make me do it."
Within the space of a week, Vancouver will host not only Avigdor Lieberman but also Mr. Dick Cheney, invasion apologist and torture architect extraordinaire.
Last Sunday in Stratford I saw Seana McKenna play Shakespeare's Richard III in a stunning version of that amazing play. It was also deeply relevant to us politically.
David J. Climenhaga
If the Conservatives can't moderate themselves enough to truly become Canada's natural governing party, well, there is another party waiting in the wings.
Feeling the gun at their temples, the Democrats joined the Republicans in the quest for deeper spending cuts -- which will only make the disastrous U.S. unemployment situation worse.
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.
American trade unionists and their student allies are putting up a hell of a fight to stop union busting, and there is a lot we can learn from the experience.