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Karl Nerenberg | An Ohio father and son share a contemptuous skepticism about the current occupant of the White House. And yet, they still have faith in the fundamental fairness of U.S. democracy.
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Penney Kome | Republicans are experiencing a backlash of constituent anger over the proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act.
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Michael Laxer | Protesters shut down a Trump rally in Chicago on Friday, proving that Trump will sooner be stopped by mass resistance and anger than by media elites or other Republican candidates.
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Karl Nerenberg | You might be surprised to learn what the late justice thought about the direct election of senators and how little he knew about Canada.
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Gerry Caplan | Just when it seemed American politics couldn't get more meshuggah, who emerges but Bernie Sanders, The Donald and Dr. Ben Carson.
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Michael Laxer | While many are seeing his run as the joke that just keeps giving up new punchlines, his run for Presidential office should be taken deadly seriously for the tremendous danger it represents.
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David J. Climenhaga | Two well-known political rivals from Alberta's recent past have teamed up to form a powerhouse political and strategic consultancy south of the U.S. border.
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David J. Climenhaga | As Tuesday's U.S. presidential election illustrates, Conservative parties face the prospect of having to adapt to new realities, or die.
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David Suzuki | Looking at recent events in North America, it's hard not to conclude that humanity is taking a crazy step backwards.
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Rick Salutin | The Christianity on display in the race for Republican presidential nominee is, you should forgive the expression, a godsend to nouveau atheists like Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris.
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Amy Goodman | A battle is being waged by Republicans -- not against each other, but against American voters. Across the U.S. state legislatures and governors are pushing laws to restrict access to the voting booth.
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Gerry Caplan | It is really only by appreciating the concept of creating your own reality that the deranged -- yet frighteningly effective -- escapades of the Republican Party can be remotely understood.