We were taught that fascism was defeated in 1945, with the end of the Second World War. Yet the long shadows of that dark era are falling on the U.S. presidential campaign trail this year.
A number of Canadian companies are helping to finance a legal action to block U.S. President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan. The legal action is being led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Responses to events "tend to be militarized responses," Obama said in a recent account, which chronicles how the U.S. president became disenchanted with the Washington establishment playbook.
Why should pollsters' predictions matter to the U.S. electorate? Let each person make his or her decision on how to vote not on polling numbers, but on the positions staked out by the candidates.
Race has been a defining issue in the 2016 U.S. election season, and inextricably linked to it, the struggle for voting rights.
Responses to the death of Antonin Scalia, the right-wing, fundamentalist, vituperative U.S. Supreme Court Justice, have been notably sympathetic, even from the left. What accounts for the affection?
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's successive emergency managers are now gone from Flint, but the wreckage of their rule there still pollutes many homes. The crisis in Flint is, on the surface, about water.
You might be surprised to learn what the late justice thought about the direct election of senators and how little he knew about Canada.
Amidst the unrelenting commercial fanfare surrounding Super Bowl 50, a raw and undiluted expression of a powerful social movement made its way onto centre field.
Bernie Sanders won't cave on the economics. It isn't that he doesn't rejoice over "other" victories. But on economic justice and fairness, he remains a hard-ass. And it resonates. Why?