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Pay workers a higher minimum wage

| January 13, 2014

Is it time for the Conservative base to give up on Harper?

| November 4, 2013

Harper's foreign aid must include access to abortion

| October 21, 2013

After Dexter loss, can the NDP ever win in Canada?

| October 11, 2013

Conservative appointment to Supreme Court raises questions on human rights

| October 7, 2013

Bullies in power: Rob Ford, Stephen Harper and the politics of smearing and intimidation

| December 10, 2012

The growing cultural divide between conservatives and liberals in Canada

| October 22, 2012

Death was the Gipper's co-pilot

Only the ideologically twisted would deny Ronald Reagan his due. He was a wildly successful president, accomplishing a remarkable amount of his agenda.

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Negotiating with the devil

Although a good number of Canadians seem to agree with his new position on Afghanistan, the chattering classes have been hammering Jack Layton. As it happens, I myself have some reservations about immediately pulling out Canadian forces from Afghanistan, although I increasingly believe it's now a quagmire on the road to becoming a Vietnam or Iraq-like debacle.

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The conspiracy against Africa

(First in a three-part series) — Africa is a mess and it's not going to get better any time soon. That's the awful truth that's so hard to face — or to state publicly — for those of us who have had a long, intimate relationship with the continent.

Mine has lasted for almost 45 years. But from the very start, my experiences in Africa began conflicting with my hopes, indicating trouble afoot, foretelling that our utopian dreams were going to lead to crushing disappointments.

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