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Prescient demonstrators at the White House on a summer night in 2018. (Image credit: David J. Climenhaga).
David J. Climenhaga | Right-wing Canadian politicians like Alberta Premier Kenney need to find a way to put some distance between themselves and the obvious comparisons to Donald Trump's excesses.
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Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer. Image: Andrew Scheer/Flickr
Duncan Cameron | In election 2019, the Conservatives ran a campaign mimicking U.S. Republicans: presenting themselves to voters as a low-tax, anti-government party, comfortable with a social conservative agenda.
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Andrew Scheer and Doug Ford at Ontario PC Party 2018 Convention. Photo: Andrew Scheer/Flickr
Rick Salutin | 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.
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USS George H.W. Bush in the Persian Gulf
David J. Climenhaga | Tension between predominantly Shia Muslim Iran and predominantly Sunni Muslim Saudi Arabia has the potential to wreck Canadian conservatives' only election game plan.
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Koba Konesavarathan | Can we trust the offer of the Harper Government to support refugees? Please listen to this audio to learn how the Harper Government is supposedly aidinging the existing refugees.
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Koba Konesavarathan | Can we trust the offer of the Harper Government to support refugees? Please listen to this audio to learn how the Harper Government is supposedly aidinging the existing refugees.
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Stephen Kimber | While it may be premature to pen Peter MacKay's political obituary, it's never too early to assess his accomplishments -- and otherwise -- to date.
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Karl Nerenberg | Harper has strayed far from the Canadian Conservative tradition of Borden, Diefenbaker and Mulroney. His style is more that of Richard Nixon with a touch of the old Soviet Union!
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Ralph Surette | Thanks to the Harper government's expertise in propaganda and manipulation, the rodent-like gnawing at democratic process and our legal structure has been under the radar. Are we going to catch on?
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Toby Sanger | If everything is in place according to the Conservatives' economic ideology -- balanced budgets, low taxes, low interest rates, free trade, low wage growth -- why does the economy suck?
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Joyce Arthur | Why isn't there more widespread awareness and opposition to how Stephen Harper is transforming Canada to conform to his narrow ideological agenda?
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Duncan Cameron | It has become increasingly apparent that a main outcome of Harper's Conservative Party has been to bury the doctrine that animated Conservative party leaders before Harper: Canadian conservatism.