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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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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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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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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?
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David Taub Bancroft | Of the myriad outrages that define last week's presidential election, perhaps the most egregious is the fact that the winner of the popular vote will not be the one occupying the Oval Office.