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May 31, 2018

Dear Premier Horwath

Gerry Caplan
The Ontario NDP has shot to the top of some polls into an almost unimaginable lead across the province. And even though it's not over 'till it's over, Horwath seems like a premier-in-waiting.
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May 23, 2018
Image: Elvert Barnes/Flickr

Bibi's chutzpah

Gerry Caplan
Palestinians have no hope for a better future. They protest without hope. Bibi doesn't care. CIJA doesn't care. Blame everything on Hamas. Everything. That is chutzpah.
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Apr 3, 2018
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at her 80th birthday celebrations held at Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town. Image: GovernmentZA/Flickr

A look back at Winnie Mandela's legacy

Gerry Caplan
In an article originally written in 1989, Gerry Caplan looks at the late Winnie Mandela's complicated legacy and involvement in anti-apartheid activism.
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Feb 27, 2018
Ontario Legislative Building. Image: DXR/Wikimedia Commons

Woe is me, Ontario

Gerry Caplan
Shed a tear with me for my poor old Ontario. Have our political rulers ever been quite as pathetic and disappointing as they are now?
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Nov 4, 2016
Image: Flickr/DonkeyHotey

It's not just Trump. It's the entire Republican Party.

Gerry Caplan
GOP positions on most key issues are uniform and uncompromising: Stop "the illegal invasion" of immigrants, teach creationism in schools, outlaw abortions, and allow the open carrying of firearms.
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Sep 27, 2016
Image: PMO/Adam Scotti

Trudeau's media love affair draws to a sour end

Gerry Caplan
Justin Trudeau's popularity with the public may still be sky high, but the media's attitude toward the Prime Minister and his government has palpably turned sour and frustrated.

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