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Rick Salutin | What an odd moment Barack Obama's collapse in Wednesday's TV debate was, much like Robert Redford's in The Candidate. We all have go-to cultural images and that's one of mine.
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Gerry Caplan | The American presidential election is playing itself out pretty well as the two parties' conventions indicated they would. Democracy-wise, it leaves something to be desired.
Columnists
Amy Goodman | Unions are under attack in the United States -- not only from people like Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, but now, with the teachers' strike in Chicago, from the very core of Obama's inner circle.
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Jonathan Cook | Why all the talk of a special bond if the relationship is characterized by such deep mistrust? Part of the answer lies in the formidably intimidating tactics of the pro-Israel lobby in Washington.
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Amy Goodman | In Charlotte, outside the convention centre, 10 brave souls sat down in the pouring rain on a large banner they placed in the middle of the intersection. The banner read "No Papers, No Fear."
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Joan Crockatt
David J. Climenhaga | Anyone who is going to get out there and defeat the Conservatives in Calgary Centre needs to have started campaigning, like, yesterday!
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Gerry Caplan | According to the American Civil Liberties Union, an estimated 4,000 people have been killed in U.S. drone strikes since 2002 in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia.
Columnists
Thomas Ponniah | Barack Obama's statement on same-sex marriage, made in an ABC interview on May 9 of this year, will provide a much-needed political boost to his campaign to retain the presidency.
Columnists
Matthew Behrens | Guest of honour Barack Obama showed up at George Clooney's cool crash pad fresh from a celebratory touchdown in Kabul where he bragged about "taking out" dozens of alleged national security threats.
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Official portrait of President-elect Barack Obama on Jan. 13, 2009. Photo: Pete Souza
Gerry Caplan | That a black man could win the presidency was literally a dream come true. But no one knew exactly what that was, and almost four years later, it's still hard to know, harder than anyone expected.
Columnists
Linda McQuaig | Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath has thrown down a gauntlet -- demanding that Dalton McGuinty impose a new slightly higher tax rate on Ontarians making more than $500,000 a year.
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Sean Mullen | News reports about a potential Israeli attack on Iran are no longer in the headlines. But that doesn't mean it's not on the agenda. Conn Hallinan is a columnist for Foreign Policy in Focus.