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U.S. vote stickers. Image credit: Kārlis Dambrāns/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The January 6 insurrection was one way to try to overthrow democracy in the U.S. Now, a more sophisticated effort to subvert democracy is underway.
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Stephen Harper gives a speech at the IDU forum in 2019. Image: International Democrat Union/Twitter
Maya Bhullar | One way that conservatives share strategies is through the International Democrat Union, whose goal is to strengthen conservative and right-wing politicians around the world.
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President-elect Joe Biden. Image: Joe Biden/Twitter
David Taub Bancroft | To prevent the re-emergence of Trumpism in a refined avatar, Democrats must move in a bolder direction.
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Trump at a rally in October. Image: Gage Skidmore/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | The Conservative Party of Canada and the Republican party in the United States increasingly resemble each other in disturbing ways.
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Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister. Photo: Manitoba Government/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Don't think for a moment the same calculations aren't on Conservative minds in Canada as on those of their Republican brethren, especially with a federal election looming.
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 	Protesting Illinois 6th District Republican Congressman Peter Roskam in Chicago. Photo: Charles Edward Miller/Wikimedia Commons
David J. Climenhaga | Republicans mostly hitched their wagons to Donald Trump's dark star in the U.S. mid-term elections, and notwithstanding passage of control of the House to the Democrats it has worked well for them.
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Penney Kome | After the latest school shooting in Parkland, Florida, this week, students are demanding change from legislators, but many Republicans remain indebted to the NRA.
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Jason Kenney. Photo: Dave Cournoyer/Daveberta.ca
David J. Climenhaga | The results of Tuesday's elections in the not-entirely-dissimilar republic next door are suggestive of possibilities, if not certainties, here in Alberta.
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David J. Climenhaga | Alberta voters are likely to have an opportunity soon to demonstrate whether or not they’ve been paying attention. After all, anything can happen in a by-election!
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David J. Climenhaga | Apparently Ted Byfield, crusading far-right journalist, and David Eggen, Alberta education minister, only agree on one thing: How to pronounce Eggen.
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Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Whereas President Barack Obama is honouring the tradition of the peaceful transfer of power, North Carolina Republicans are taking a different path.
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David J. Climenhaga | Is it possible that Donald Trump, a political dilettante, does not understand how serious a predicament he could soon find himself in?