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David J. Climenhaga | Don't worry, this isn't about dictator oil at all. It's only about dictator grain, in a manner of speaking, which is obviously a different matter entirely.
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David J. Climenhaga | As the Forever War continues, U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has admitted the United States is "not winning" the war against the Taliban.
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Karl Nerenberg | Is the Trudeau government merely Harper-lite or is it a beacon of democratic, humanistic internationalism? Based on its record this past year, and at the mid point in its mandate, it is neither.
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Karl Nerenberg | A year ago, the Trudeau Liberals were still new to power, and yet they seemed to be slipping into the arrogant habits for which they had fervently criticized their Conservative predecessors.
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Duncan Cameron | Turning Canadian democracy over to the PMO may make it simpler to govern. Watching the Trudeau PMO at work shows it does not improve a government's ability to perform the duties it promised.
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Duncan Cameron | By 2015, for most Canadians, the Harper government had run out its time. Voters decided to replace it with the Trudeau Liberals. How is that working out?
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Don MacIntyre
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's conservative parties are so mired in their market fundamentalist ideology that, ironically, they have no time for the marketplace of ideas.
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Karl Nerenberg | Jim Prentice was the only one of Harper's environment ministers to achieve anything of consequence. His was a voice for reason in a government that had too few.
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Doreen Nicoll | After winning a nine-year court battle and with a new government in power, lags in implementing the tribunal's recommendations discriminate against children living on reserve.
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Jason Kenney
David J. Climenhaga | Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Jason Kenney made a campaign stop in the Edmonton bedroom suburb of St. Albert last night. There are a few tidbits…
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Doreen Nicoll | Alanis Obomsawin's new film follows Cindy Blackstock's nine-year battle to improve services for Indigenous children.
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Matthew Behrens | Those still intoxicated by the dream of a world without Harper don't want the fresh perfume of Trudeaumania to be erased by the cold facts of reality. But it's time to acknowledge some hard truths.