Elsewhere in the world, right-wing populism is having a moment. But in Canada, you can't do outright denial or ridicule, à la Trump or Bolsonaro.
Populist leaders divide societies into friends and enemies, and employ all measures at their disposal to attack their supposed enemies without respect for science or truth.
David J. Climenhaga
The future looks golden for Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Alberta United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney. Nevertheless, they are very, very angry.
The true danger of Trump isn't the man himself -- it's capable, malign people insinuating themselves under his umbrella and pursuing their own ambitions.
The parade of Conservative attack dogs has been long and luminous. These guys were recruited to play a role and you don't say No to the boss. But what role and why?
Canadians who identify as right or left on the political spectrum are more likely to be interested in politics, according to a recent survey. Here's how those political divisions stack up.
What the heck happened in the Toronto election? Judy Rebick talks about what she saw happening and what the Left needs to do to regain voter confidence.
What's with all the right-wing rhetoric coming from CBC programming?
Canadians have been sold a bill of goods about there "being no alternative" to small, mean, punitive and arrogant government. Kathleen Wynne has the opportunity to take a different path.
Tim Hudak's budget-balancing fanaticism and fearful view of debt are not based on anything actually there. They are a fearful extrapolation of what might occur.