Columnists
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Rick Salutin | The U.S. border closing didn't just happen. It was a work of art.
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 Kwame Nkrumah memorial in Accra
Yves Engler | Following February 1966 coup against leading Pan-Africanist, Canadian High Commissioner in Accra wrote that “a wonderful thing has happened for the West in Ghana and Canada has played a worthy part.”
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Karl Nerenberg | There are serious candidates or potential candidates for the leadership of both the Conservatives and the NDP who do not speak French. Does that make sense in 2017?
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Linda Leon | PM Trudeau: Your father once observed that Canada's relationship with the United States was like that of a mouse sleeping with an elephant. With the election of Trump, it's even more perilous.
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Tommy Douglas
David J. Climenhaga | Sound, popular, progressive legislation is precisely the "nightmare" the full-blown anti-NDP campaign now under way in Alberta is designed to forestall.
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Yves Engler | Fifty years ago this month Indonesian Major General Suharto began a wave of terror that left hundreds of thousands of Communist Party members dead.
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Stephen Harper
David J. Climenhaga | Do we really want to elect a political party to the important job of running our country that needs to hire bouncers for its own invitation-only affairs?
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Jim Stanford
David J. Climenhaga | What do you have to do to focus the media's attention on Prime Minister Stephen Harper's horrible economic performance? Draft a Top Ten List?
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Karl Nerenberg | The Liberal Party has been out of power for nine years, but has a long record in power, to which voters must pay attention. For recent vintage Liberals that record is a two-headed monster.
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David J. Climenhaga | Farewell to Jim Coutts, who died on New Year's Eve at 75. He played a big role in Canadian history, never forgot his hometown and made a big impression on this blogger.
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Christopher Majka | Foreign aid could be a vehicle for Canada to establish its progressive bona fides. Instead what it establishes is our miserly commitment to poverty alleviation and the development of good governance.
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Manuel Schulte | A new book by activist Yves Engler says that far from being a peacekeeper, former prime minister Lester Pearson was a dedicated cold warrior and an ardent supporter of NATO.